Scranny
Scranny Scran"ny, a. [See {Scrannel}.] Thin; lean; meager; scrawny; scrannel. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Scranny — This unusual surname is recorded in the spellings of Scrane, Scraney, Scranney and Scranny, although in all cases the numbers of the name are limited. When names are recordings are few, this is usually because either the name originates from some …   Surnames reference

  • scranny — a. (Local.) Thin, lank, meagre, scraggy, scrawny …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • scranny — scrannˈy adjective Thin, scrawny • • • Main Entry: ↑scrannel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scrane — This unusual surname is recorded in the spellings of Scrane, Scraney, Scranney and Scranny, although in all cases the numbers of the name are limited. When names are recordings are few, this is usually because either the name originates from some …   Surnames reference

  • Scraney — This unusual surname is recorded in the spellings of Scrane, Scraney, Scranney and Scranny, although in all cases the numbers of the name are limited. When names are recordings are few, this is usually because either the name originates from some …   Surnames reference

  • Scranney — This unusual surname is recorded in the spellings of Scrane, Scraney, Scranney and Scranny, although in all cases the numbers of the name are limited. When names are recordings are few, this is usually because either the name originates from some …   Surnames reference

  • Scrawny — Scraw ny, a. [Cf. {Scrannel}.] Meager; thin; rawboned; bony; scranny. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scrawny — scrawnily, adv. scrawniness, n. /skraw nee/, adj., scrawnier, scrawniest. excessively thin; lean; scraggy: a long, scrawny neck. [1825 35, Amer.; var. of dial. scranny < Norw skran lean + Y1] Syn. gaunt, emaciated. Ant. fleshy, plump. * * * …   Universalium

  • Nottinghamshire words — are English language words or dialect that have become common in usage over the years and are applicable to only the county of Nottinghamshire. Here are some examples... Bobbo Horse [1] Bobbaahs Naughty/Don t Touch (Usually said to children)… …   Wikipedia

  • scrawny — scraw|ny [ˈskro:ni US ˈskro: ] adj [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: scranny thin (1800 1900), probably from a Scandinavian language] a scrawny person or animal looks very thin and weak ▪ a scrawny kid in jeans and a T shirt ▪ a few scrawny hens …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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