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scrieve

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intransitive verb \ˈskrēv\

Definition of scrieve

Scottish

  1. :  to move along swiftly and smoothly



Origin and Etymology of scrieve

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skrefa to stride


First Known Use: 1785


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