scrieved; scrieving; scrieves

intransitive verb

: to move along swiftly and smoothly

Word History


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

First Known Use

1786, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scrieve was in 1786

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Cite this Entry

“Scrieve.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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