Definition of Scumbles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of scumble) ¹



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Definition of Scumbles

1. scumble [v] - See also: scumble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scumbles

sculs
scultch
scultches
scum
scum-ridden
scum bag
scum of the earth
scumbag
scumbaggery
scumbags
scumbered
scumbers
scumble
scumbled
scumbles (current term)
scumbling
scumblings
scumbria
scumbucket
scumbuckets
scumfish
scumless
scumlike
scummed
scummers
scummier
scummiest
scummily

Literary usage of Scumbles

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1. Beatrice D'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497: A Study of the Renaissance by Mrs. Julia Mary Cartwright Ady (1903)
"There, among them all, the painter bends over his canvas seeking to perfect the glazes and scumbles of his pearly tints, or trying to realize some dream of ..."

2. Beatrice D'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497: A Study of the Renaissance by Julia Mary Cartwright Ady (1920)
"There, among thrall, the painter bends over his canvas seeking to perfect the glazes and scumbles of his pearly tints, or trying to realize some dream of a ..."

3. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1914)
"I think when he comes to the feet and hands he seems loath to Dray the fingers or Toes but scumbles them as much as possable in to a ..."

4. American Painting and Its Tradition: As Represented by Inness, Wyant, Martin by John Charles Van Dyke (1919)
"Homer knows no tricks of handling, and will resort to no glazes, scumbles, or stipples. He makes his statement so unadorned that it seems almost crude or ..."

5. The Whistler Journal by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Joseph Pennell (1921)
"... waiting they supposed for the glazes and scumbles that would turn them into masterpieces. As far as we know, no new works came out of the studio. ..."

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