Definition of Screever

1. one who writes begging letters [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screever

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

Literary usage of Screever

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1. A History of Vagrants and Vagrancy, and Beggars and Begging by Charles James Ribton-Turner (1887)
"KENT MAY- HEW, London Labour and the London Poor—The Patterer—The screever —Beggar Street Sellers (1851)—A Blind Impostor (1865)—J. HORNSBY WRIGHT, ..."

2. The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal by John Camden Hotten (1874)
"The artist or screever draws, perhaps, in half-a-dozen places in the course of a morning, and rents the spots out to as many cadaverous-looking men, who, ..."

3. The Slang Dictionary: Or, The Vulgar Words, Street Phrases, and "fast by John Camden Hotten (1865)
"SHALLOW-MOT, a ragged woman,—the frequent companion of the SHALLOW- COVE. SHALLOW-screever, a man who sketches and draws on the pavement. ..."

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