Definition of Scrike
1. screich [v SCRIKED, SCRIKING, SCRIKES] - See also: screich
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrike
Literary usage of Scrike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Shropshire Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Etc., Used by Georgina Frederica Jackson (1879)
"Tho little babe did loudly scrike and squall, And all the woods with ... scrike The Drowning of ..."
2. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"scrike, a shriek ; the typographical note of exclamation. scrike«, exultations. ' That bargain was neea great ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"scrike. vb. To shriek. [Huntley.] "The little babe did loudly scrike and squall." Spenser. faerie Queen, vi., 6, 18. ..."
4. A Glossary of Dialect & Archaic Words Used in the County of Gloucester by John Drummond Robertson (1890)
"Undersized apples, left on the tree as worthless. [V. of Glos.] [Hund, of Berk.] scrike. vb. To shriek. [Huntley.] "The little babe did loudly ..."
5. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"... or scrike. To shriek, to scream, to squeal. The little babe did loudly scrike and squall. SPENSER, Faerie Queen, b. 6, c. 4. HHHAD. ..."