Definition of Spreaghs
1. spreagh [n] - See also: spreagh
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spreaghs
Literary usage of Spreaghs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Review, and London Critical Journal by William Roberts (1818)
"Ye had better stick to your auld trade o' theft-boot, black-mail, spreaghs, and gill-ravaging—better stealing ..."
2. The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last by Walter Scott (1833)
"... and the curates, and the auld enormities o' surplices and cear- ments 7 Ye had better stick to your auld trade o' theft-boot, black-mail, spreaghs, ..."