Scringe
Scringe \Scringe\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scringed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scringing}.] [Cf. {Cringe}.] To cringe. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • scringe — I. ˈskrinj intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: alteration (perhaps influenced by shrink) of cringe (I) dialect : cringe, flinch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scringed — Scringe Scringe, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scringed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scringing}.] [Cf. {Cringe}.] To cringe. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scringing — Scringe Scringe, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scringed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scringing}.] [Cf. {Cringe}.] To cringe. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scr- — 1. While as a general rule an initial sc or sk in a mod.Eng. word indicates that the word is not of OE. origin (OE. sc being normally represented, in dialects as well as in standard English, by sh ), it is doubtful whether the rule applies to the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skringe — Skringe, v. i. See {Scringe}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • scrounge — /skrownj/, v., scrounged, scrounging, n. v.t. 1. to borrow (a small amount or item) with no intention of repaying or returning it: to scrounge a cigarette. 2. to gather together by foraging; seek out: We ll try to scrounge enough food for supper… …   Universalium

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  • guignier — (ghi gnié ; l r ne se lie jamais ; au pluriel, l s se lie : des ghi gnié z en fleurs) s. m. Arbre qui porte les guignes et qui est une variété du prunus cerasus pour Linné, et le cerasus juliana pour Scringe. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   .... Ainsi… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • scrounge — to acquire by irregular means, 1915, alteration of dialectal scrunge to search stealthily, rummage, pilfer (1909), of uncertain origin, perhaps from dial. scringe to pry about. Popularized by the military in World War I. Perhaps related to… …   Etymology dictionary

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