scrouge

verb
\ ˈskrau̇j How to pronounce scrouge (audio) , ˈskrüj \
scrouged; scrouging

Definition of scrouge

chiefly dialectal

First Known Use of scrouge

1755, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scrouge

alteration of English dialect scruze to squeeze

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“Scrouge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scrouge. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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