Definition of Screes

1. Noun. (plural of scree) ¹



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Definition of Screes

1. scree [n] - See also: scree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screes

screensful
screenshot
screenshots
screenspace
screentime
screentone
screenwash
screenwork
screenwriter
screenwriters
screenwriting
screes (current term)
screeve
screeved
screever
screevers
screeves
screeving
screich
screiched
screichs
screigh
screighed
screighs
screw-loose

Literary usage of Screes

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

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"No definite stream flows down these screes. The right or north-western side of the lake does not present so uniform a coast-line as is furnished by the ..."

2. Geology by Alexander Henry Green (1882)
"If now this country were to be gently submerged beneath water into which mud and sand were being carried, scars and screes would gradually be buried beneath ..."

3. The Monthly Chronicle of North Country Lore and Legend (1889)
"In some parts of the screes is the finest red ore, used for what is there called ' emitting ... On the top of the screes stood for ages a very large stone, ..."

4. Rock-climbing in the English Lake District by Owen Glynne Jones (1897)
"of the screes, one of the most singular mountains in Britain. ... Thus it is that huge screes have been formed that flow straight down into the lake. ..."

5. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1879)
"... which first forming steep rock-slides, like those called screes in Cumberland, are afterwards washed down and spread out by water. ..."

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