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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screever
Literary usage of Screever
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."