Definition of Skearing

1. skear [v] - See also: skear



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skearing

skatoxyl
skats
skatt
skatts
skaws
skayles
skaz
skean
skeane
skeanes
skeans
skear
skeared
skearier
skeariest
skearing (current term)
skears
skeary
sked
skedaddle
skedaddled
skedaddler
skedaddlers
skedaddles
skedaddling
skedonk
skeds
skedule
skee
skee ball

Literary usage of Skearing

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

1. Nick of the Woods: Or, The Jibbenainosay; a Tale of Kentucky by Robert Montgomery Bird (1853)
"He's only for skearing the old feller." " And who," said Forrester, " may the old fellow be ? and why do you call him Bloody Nathan ? ..."

2. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"He's only for skearing the old feller." " And who," said Forrester, " may the old fellow be ? and why do you call him Bloody Nathan ? ..."

3. The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History by Rufus Wilmot Griswold (1856)
"Oh, Ralph won't hurt him ; he's never ambitious, except among Injuns and horses. He's only for skearing the old feller. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"In hairst, at the skearing, Nae youths now are jeering, At fairs or at preaching, Nae wooing and ..."

5. The Prose Writers of America with a Survey of the History, Condition, and by Richard Henry Dana, Rufus Wilmot Griswold (1847)
"Oh, Rulph won't hurt him ; he's never ambitious, except among Injuns and horses. He's only for skearing tho old teller." "And who may the old fellow be? and ..."

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