Scraffle Scraf"fle (skr[a^]f"f'l), v. i. [See {Scramble}: cf. OD. schraeffelen to scrape.] To scramble or struggle; to wrangle; also, to be industrious. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • scraffle — I Cleveland Dialect List to struggle or strive: I came scraffling my way through the market II North Country (Newcastle) Words to scramble, to climb up by the help of the hands; scraffling working hard to obatin a livelihood …   English dialects glossary

  • scraffle — scraf·fle …   English syllables

  • scraffle — ˈskrafəl verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: perhaps alteration of scrabble (I) dialect England : scramble …   Useful english dictionary

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