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scrannel

[ skran-l ]
/ ˈskræn l /
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adjective Archaic.
thin or slight.
squeaky or unmelodious.
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Origin of scrannel

First recorded in 1630–40; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for scrannel

scrannel
/ (ˈskrænəl) /

adjective archaic
thin
harsh

Word Origin for scrannel

C17: probably from Norwegian skran lean. Compare scrawny
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