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screever

[ skree-ver ]
/ ˈskri vər /
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noun Chiefly British.
an artist who draws pictures on sidewalks, as with colored chalks, earning a living from the donations of spectators and passersby.
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Origin of screever

1875–80; earlier screeve (v.) (<Polari ) <Italian scrivere to write (<Latin scrībere) + -er1
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