/ (skraɪk) /
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Northern English dialect to cry
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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How to use skrike in a sentence
Shoo gave a skrike, an jam'd her elbow between James's ribs wi' sich a foorce 'at he fell on th' floor like a log o' wood.Yorkshire Tales. Third Series|John Hartley
I would fain hear the old snail skrike out at me, ‘Avaunt, Sathanas!’The White Lady of Hazelwood|Emily Sarah Holt