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scrouge

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verb \ˈskrau̇j, ˈskrüj\

Definition of scrouge

scrougedscrouging

chiefly dialect

  1. :  crowd, press



Origin of scrouge

alteration of English dialect scruze to squeeze


First Known Use: 1755

Rhymes with scrouge


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