Definition of Scutter

1. v. i. To run quickly; to scurry; to scuttle.



Definition of Scutter

1. to scurry [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: scurry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scutter

scutelliplantar
scutes
scutibranch
scutibranchia
scutibranchian
scutibranchiata
scutibranchiate
scutibranchiates
scutiferous
scutiform
scutiger
scutigers
scutiped
scuts
scutter (current term)
scuttered
scuttering
scutters
scutting
scuttle
scuttled
scuttler
scuttlers
scuttles
scuttling
scutular

Literary usage of Scutter

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1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"To scutter up, va To bungle up, to botch, ib. Add to etymon ;—Ir. and Gael, ... To scutter, vn To work in an ignorant, ..."

2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To scutter, ». n. To work in an Ignorant, awkn and dirty way, Aberd. To scutter, ». a. To make or do any thing in way, ibid. To scutter up, ra To bungle up ..."

3. Proceedings of the New York Historical Society by New-York Historical Society (1847)
"Par M. scutter. Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia, surveyed by N. Scull and G. Heap. ... von M. scutter. Carte des possessions Francoises et ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"To scutter, rn To work In an Ignorant, art«-'1 and dirty way, Aberd. о scutter, «. a. ... To scutter up. va To bungle up ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"scutter, v. (i) to scramble away in a hurry. (2) to scatter anything which is to be scrambled for. Years ago they used to scutter money at weddings. ..."

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