Definition of Scarting
1. scart [v] - See also: scart
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Literary usage of Scarting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1902)
"Nipping and scarting. —Ry. A Hieland passion. A phrase used in the Lowlands to denote a violent but temporary ebullition of anger. ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1826)
"... and scarting his back all the way down, jumped like a lamplighter headforemost through the flames, where, in the raging and roaring of the devouring ..."
3. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1866)
"Biting and scarting is Scots folks wooing. Curtesie is cumbersom to them that kens it not. Drink and drouth comes sindle together. ..."
4. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1866)
"A man may wooe where he will, hut wed where he is weard. Biting and scarting is Scots folks wooing. ..."
5. Tales and Sketches by James Hogg (1837)
"Aha, Bessie ; but nipping and scarting is Scots folk's wooing; and though it is but right that we suspend our judgments, there will naebody persuade me if ..."
6. The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating The Last Years of the Stuarts by John Bagford, Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth (1878)
"A proverb tells us that "biting and scarting are Scots folks' wooing." So be it. Having once carefully perused '• Dunbar and Kennedy," let us admire the ..."