Definition of Scrimper
1. one that scrimps [n -S] - See also: scrimps
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Literary usage of Scrimper
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Scottish Nation: Or, The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and by William Anderson (1863)
"But without distinguishing his own Notes from those of scrimper. A Commentary and Emendations of Strabo, published also without acknowledgment, ..."
2. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1892)
"The day of the tinker and scrimper is happily passed. Out of the labors and influences of the National Association of Master Plumbers has come a new era. ..."
3. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1908)
"Railway, 99 Iowa, 565, 68 NW 815; scrimper v. Railway, supra. If, then, the place selected by the parties for this open crossing has proven with respect to ..."
4. Our Miscellany, which Ought to Have Come Out, But Didn't by Robert Barnabas Brough (1856)
"Towards the top of the table sat Mat Mulligan, alias Mat the scrimper, a swarthy, dark-complexioned man, who had shown his brave contempt of the ignominious ..."