Definition of Screigh
1. screich [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: screich
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screigh
Literary usage of Screigh
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. New Letters of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle (1904)
"... and as I kept far away from the universal "screigh," and would not read a word of the balderdash that was written upon me, and was zealously abetted by ..."
2. Pocket Dictionary of the Scottish Idiom: In which the Significance of the by Robert Motherby (1826)
"screigh, v. and s. to shriek; a shriek; a cant name for whisky, ... screigh o' day, s. the day break, ..."
3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"A coarse-featured person, SA both in the pronunciation and in the signification. screigh ... V. screigh, v. ..."