Definition of Scuttering
1. scutter [v] - See also: scutter
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scuttering
Literary usage of Scuttering
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nights in London by Thomas Burke (1918)
"He blew again. Then, like thin jets of water, whistles spurted from every direction. He heard the sound of scuttering feet as ..."
2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"He was midway between the house and the tent when he heard a quick scuttering rush behind him. He turned, but not in time to protect himself. ..."
3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"... lean scuttering mouse ! Little of home-feel is here, but we doubt there'd be less in the House. Ah, yon may argue, and argue ! ..."
4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1901)
"... muttered orders, indistinct questions, scuttering feet; and twice I thought I heard the voice of mine host's good lady, urgent and agitated. ..."
5. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"The quacking of the ducks, the loud cries of the geese and the compound sound of splashings and divings and scuttering flights across the water, ..."