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scratted; scratted or scrat; scratting; scrats
dialectal, British


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noun (1)

plural -s
dialectal, chiefly England
: a small insignificant thing or amount


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noun (2)

plural -s
chiefly dialectal

Word History



Middle English scratten

Noun (2)

Middle English skratt, scrate, probably from Old Norse skratti monster

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“Scrat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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