Scrouge Scrouge, v. t. [Etymol. uncertain.] To crowd; to squeeze. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • scrouge — [skrouj, skro͞oj] vt. scrouged, scrouging [earlier scruze: prob. echoic, suggested by SCREW, SQUEEZE] Dial. to crowd, squeeze, press, etc …   English World dictionary

  • scrouge — verb (scrouged; scrouging) Etymology: alteration of English dialect scruze to squeeze Date: 1755 chiefly dialect crowd, press …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scrouge — /skrowj, skroohj/, v.t., v.i., scrouged, scrouging. to squeeze; crowd. Also, scrooge. [1820 30; b. obs. scruze (itself b. SCREW and BRUISE) and GOUGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • scrouge — [[t]skraʊdʒ, skrudʒ[/t]] v. t. v. i. scrouged, scroug•ing to squeeze; crowd • Etymology: 1820–30; of obscure orig …   From formal English to slang

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  • scrooch — /skroohch/, v.i. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. to crouch, squeeze, or huddle (usually fol. by down, in, or up). Also, scrootch. [1835 45; appar. var. of SCROUGE, influenced in meaning by CROUCH] * * * …   Universalium

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