Definition of Scrowdge
1. to squeeze [v SCROWDGED, SCROWDGING, SCROWDGES] - See also: squeeze
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Literary usage of Scrowdge
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1896)
"JMH) scrouge or scrowdge, trans, and intrans. : to crowd. Common. ... Tenn., by Mr. RM Middleton, Jr. " Don't scrowdge me so" = "give me more room. ..."
2. Anecdotes of the English Language: Chiefly Regarding the Local Dialect of by Samuel Pegge, Francis Grose (1814)
"scrowdge, for crowd (the verb). ... This, by heedless pronunciation, has probably been first corrupted into scrowdge; after which model the word ..."
3. The New English by Thomas Laurence Kington-Oliphant (1886)
"Among the new Verbs are scrowdge (crowd), click, purr (kick) ; the last is well known in Lancashire. There is the saw grin and abide it, p. ..."