scrieve

verb
\ ˈskrēv How to pronounce scrieve (audio) \
scrieved; scrieving; scrieves

Definition of scrieve

intransitive verb

Scotland
: to move along swiftly and smoothly

First Known Use of scrieve

1786, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scrieve

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

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The first known use of scrieve was in 1786

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“Scrieve.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scrieve. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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