Definition of Scrans

1. scran [n] - See also: scran



Scrans Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrans

scrambs
scramjet
scramjets
scrammed
scramming
scrams
scran
scranch
scranched
scranches
scranky
scrannel
scrannels
scrannier
scranny
scrans (current term)

Literary usage of Scrans

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"It also means by extension bad food, and corresponds in this instance to the English " scran," broken victuals, food ; from scrans, refuse. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"... scraps of food, scrans (qv). In Scotland there lived a humble beggar, He had neither house nor ..."

3. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"... scraps of food, scrans (qv). In Scotland there lived a humble beggar, He had neither house nor ..."

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