Definition of Scauds

1. scaud [v] - See also: scaud



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scauds

scattery
scattier
scattiest
scatting
scattings
scatts
scatty
scatula
scaturience
scaturiences
scaturient
scaturiginous
scaud
scauded
scauding
scauds (current term)
scaup
scaup duck
scauped
scauper
scaupers
scauping
scaups
scaur
scaured
scauries
scauring
scaurs
scaury
scavage

Literary usage of Scauds

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scottish Historical and Romantic Ballads: Chiefly Ancient; with Explanatory by John Finlay (1808)
"... But a redder, I trow, I never saw, Than the ane that's settin' ahint f the town. " An' the westlin' sky, sae braid an' wide, It scauds like a ..."

2. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1903)
"Cauld water scauds daws.—Cowan, Sea Proverbs. Cause causeth Lis litem parit.—Dr.; He., Dial., I., ix. Calk* is no sheers.—Ferg. ie the tailor's intentions ..."

3. The Proverbs of Scotland by Alexander Hislop (1868)
"Cauld water scauds daws. Chalk's no shears. " Taken from tailors marking out their cloth before they cut it, signifying that a thing may be proposed that ..."

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