Definition of Screeving

1. Verb. (present participle of screeve) ¹



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Definition of Screeving

1. screeve [v] - See also: screeve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screeving

screenshots
screenspace
screentime
screentone
screenwash
screenwork
screenwriter
screenwriters
screenwriting
screes
screeve
screeved
screever
screevers
screeves
screeving (current term)
screich
screiched
screichs
screigh
screighed
screighs
screw
screw-loose
screw-off
screw-offs
screw-pine family
screw-top
screw-topped
screw-tops

Literary usage of Screeving

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1. Jan of the Windmill: A Story of the Plains by Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing (1890)
"The one that's a-coming round the The cats were very popular, and so were The crowd was gathered round a street-artist who was " screeving," or drawing ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1894)
"He draws 'em in chalks, mostly ; he done some for a man as goes ' screeving ' on the flags. Mr. Fenton does no end for 'im ; and 'e sticks 'em up as 'is own ..."

3. The Criminal Prisons of London, and Scenes of Prison Life by Henry Mayhew, John Binny (1862)
"... and especially the "screeving" or begging-letter writing class, we have reason to believe that there is much more), we shall have, in round numbers, ..."

4. The Grey Man by Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1896)
"It seemed a most pitiful sight to me, that was but a young lad (and had never seen a fire bigger than a screed of muir- burn screeving across the hills with ..."

5. Yorkshire Folk-talk: With Characteristics of Those who Speak it in the North by Marmaduke Charles Frederick Morris (1892)
"F. To mark wood or other substance by scratching the surface; the instrument with which the mark is made is called a screeving-iron. ..."

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