Definition of Strummel
1. straw [n -S]
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Literary usage of Strummel
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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"Perhaps the same word as strummel, E. Anglian for an untidy rough head of hair (EDD.). strut, to swell out. Dryden, tr. of Virgil, Pastoral, iv. 25. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"strummel (cant), straw. ... in the strummel, laid by an autumn (autem) mort of their own crew that ... or strummel faker (cant), a hairdresser, barber. ..."
3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"strummel, *. The remainder of tobacco, mixed with dross, left in the bottom of a pipe, Peebles-shire, Roxb. ..."
4. Memoirs of James Hardy Vauxby James Hardy Vaux by James Hardy Vaux (1819)
"... the hair of the head. To get your strummel faked in twig, is to have your hair dressed in style. ..."
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