Strunt
Strunt Strunt, n. Spirituous liquor. [Scot.] --Burns. [1913 Webster]

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  • strunt — /strunt, stroont/, Scot. and North Eng. n. 1. the fleshy part or stump of a tail, esp. of a horse s tail. v.t. 2. to cut short, esp. to dock (the tail of a horse or sheep). [1600 10; nasalized var. of STRUT2; cf. Norw strunta to walk stiffly] * * …   Universalium

  • strunt — • fåneri, fånigheter, dumheter, galenskaper, strunt …   Svensk synonymlexikon

  • strunt — I. ˈstrənt, ru̇nt noun ( s) Etymology: obsolete English strunt, adjective, stubby, perhaps alteration of English stunt (I) 1. chiefly Scot & dialect England : the stump of a tail 2. chi …   Useful english dictionary

  • strunt — intransitive verb Etymology: by alteration Date: 1786 Scottish strut …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strunt — I Cleveland Dialect List the tail II North Country (Newcastle) Words the tail or rump; strunty any thing short or contracted styth foul air; a black suffocating damp in a colliery …   English dialects glossary

  • Strunt — Rheiderland / Ostfriesland • Dreck …   Plattdeutsch-Hochdeutsch

  • strunt — I s ( en, ar) obetydlig person II s ( et) småsak, i sms äv. inbilsk och löjeväckande, struntförnäm , struntviktig III s ( en, ar) årsskott av gran el. tall …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • Strunt — Strunt1 up de Strât, Wichter2 ût n Hûse, see de Vaar as sîn beide Dochters tômâl trauden3. – Bueren, 1070; Hoefer, 1097. 1) Koth, Schund. 2) Mädchen. 3) Heirathen …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • strunt —  the tail or rumpj ab A. S. STEORT, STERT j Belg. STERT, STEERT ; Teut. STERTZ, cauda : vel a Belg. STRONT ; Fr. & Gr. ESTRON ; Ital. STRONZO, stercus, per metonym. adjunct!. Skinner …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Strunt, der — * Der Strunt, des es, plur. car. ein im Hochdeutschen unbekanntes, nur im Niederdeutschen gangbares Wort, wo es den Koth oder Dreck in allerley Verstande bedeutet; Holländ. Stront, Ital. Stronzo, Franz. Etron, Schwed. Strunt. Daher ist… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

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