Definition of Scroyle

1. n. A mean fellow; a wretch.



Definition of Scroyle

1. Noun. (obsolete) A mean fellow; a wretch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scroyle

1. a wretch [n -S] - See also: wretch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scroyle

scroungier
scroungiest
scrounging
scroungy
scrow
scrowdge
scrowdged
scrowdges
scrowl
scrowle
scrowled
scrowles
scrowling
scrowls
scrows
scroyle (current term)
scroyles
scrub
scrub-bird
scrub beefwood
scrub bird
scrub birds
scrub brush
scrub bull
scrub fowl
scrub nurse
scrub oak
scrub oaks
scrub palmetto
scrub pine

Literary usage of Scroyle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Shakespeare's History of the Life and Death of King John by William Shakespeare, William James Rolfe (1880)
"3 : " I cry thee mercy, my good scroyle, wast thou ?" 378. Mutines. Mutineers, rebels. Cf. Ham. v. 2. 6 : "the mutines in the bilboes. ..."

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