verb (used without object), noun British Dialect.
Origin of scutter
Examples from the Web for scutter
Things boom overhead like bitterns, or scutter alongside like hares, or arise dripping and hissing from below like otters.Sea Warfare|Rudyard Kipling
Immediately there was a yell—a scutter—a run—a positive tumult.Shirley|Charlotte Bront
We saw him scutter along under the seats, and then we saw him come out away down the side of the tent and scoot.Swatty|Ellis Parker Butler