Definition of Scouther
1. to scorch [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: scorch
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Literary usage of Scouther
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1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"fW,- " I'll just tell ye ae thing, neighbour, that, if things be otherwise than weel wi' Grace Armstrong-, I'se gi'e you a scouther, if there be a ..."
2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"scouther, t. Sea blubber, Clydes.; denominated from its power of scorching the skin. ... scouther, l. A flying shover, Loth. ..."
3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"scouther, *. Sea blubber, Clydes.; so named on account of its power of scorching ... scouther, *. A flying shower, Loth., Clydes. ; [a sprinkling of snow, ..."
4. A Glossary of Provincial Words Used in Teesdale in the County of Durham by Frederick Dinsdale (1849)
"scouther, n. Denoting great confusion in the state of household furniture, or the act of getting rid of such confusion. ..."
5. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"scouther, t. Sea blubber, Clydes.; denominated from its power of scorching the skin. ... scouther, ». A flying shower, Loth. ..."
6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1845)
"... SUPPER we ne'er saw the marrow o' in the Ha'House o' the Ferny- lees. And, save us, man ! drawback the broche ! Is this a time to scouther the single ..."