scrae

noun
\ ˈskrā\
plural -s

Definition of scrae

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 Scottish : an old worn-out shoe
2 Scottish : a thin wizened person

scrae

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Definition of scrae (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal variant of

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History and Etymology for scrae

Noun

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skrā dry skin, scroll; akin to Old High German scraz, screz goblin, Old Norse skratti monster, wizard, Lithuanian skręsti to become covered with a dry crust

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