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plural -s
Scottish : an old worn-out shoe
Scottish : a thin wizened person


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dialectal variant of scree

Word History



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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“Scrae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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