Definition of Scourges

1. Noun. (plural of scourge) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of scourge) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scourges

1. scourge [v] - See also: scourge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scourges

scouping
scoups
scour
scourable
scourage
scourages
scoured
scourer
scourer pad
scourer pads
scourers
scourge
scourged
scourger
scourgers
scourges (current term)
scourgest
scourgeth
scourging
scourie
scouries
scouring
scouring pad
scouring pads
scouring powder
scouring powders
scouring rush
scouring rushes
scourings
scours

Literary usage of Scourges

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... oí racks and of scourges, allots a spacious and airy prison for the place of their ... scourges ..."

2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... sent—Jefferson's Reply—Operations in Western Virginia—Project against Detroit- Governor consults Washington—Gives Clarke an Option—Clarke scourges the ..."

3. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"... Peter scourges an Archbishop—Oswald ---His Victory—Gorman—Mission of Oswald and Aidan—Death of Oswald. IT is matter of fact that the spiritual life had ..."

4. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... Western Virginia—Project against Detroit- Governor consults Washington—Gives Clarke an Option—Clarke scourges the Hostile Tribes—Border Heroism—Project ..."

5. A Plea for the West by Lyman Beecher (1835)
"... even though Catholics, as tending to schisms, despotism against the pastors, and constituting one of the greatest scourges of the church. ..."

6. History of the Northwest Coast by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak (1886)
"... WHOM HE scourges TO HIS COMPLETE SATISFACTION, HE RETURNS TO FRANCE. Outlined, the journey was from London to Boston, thence to Montreal, ..."

7. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1881)
"... Street Row—Sir Thomas More—Snakes and Eels—A Plague of a Wife—A Scene in the Tower—scourges and Hair Shirts—No Bribery- Charles Dickens and " Pickwick ..."

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