Dictionary: SCAS – SCD


• SCASH
adj. twisted, turned to one side, esp. used of the feet …1866 Sc.
adv. in a twisted manner, awry; with a waddling, shuffling gait …1866 Sc.
n. 1. a quarrel, a dispute, a brawl …1768 Sc.
n. 2. a waddling, shuffling gait; a scuffling with the feet …1866 Sc.
n. 3. an untidy or slovenly piece of dress; an untidy person, a sloven …1895 Sc. obs.
n. 4. a blow, a thump …Bk1904 Sc.
n. 5. a twist, a wrench; a turning to one side …Bk1904 Sc.
vb. 1. to beat, to batter; to crush or press roughly or carelessly …1801 Sc. obs.
vb. 2. to quarrel, to squabble; to wrangle; to have a heated argument or disagreement …1801 Sc.
vb. 3. to be slovenly in dress, to wear one’s clothes in a careless manner …1825 Sc.
vb. 4. to twist, to turn to one side; to walk in a shuffling, awkward manner with the toes turned outwards, either from deformity or affectation …1866 Sc.

• SCASH-FOOT
n. a foot with the toes turned outward …Bk1904 Sc.

• SCASH-FOOTED
adj. having the toes turned outward …Bk1904 Sc.

• SCASHIE
n. a squabble …Bk1904 Sc.
vb. to wrangle, to squabble …1898 Sc.

• SCASHLE 
adv. in a waddling, shuffling manner …Bk1904 Sc.
n. 1. a squabble, a wrangle; a scuffle …Bk1904 Sc.
n. 2. a twist, a wrench; a turning to one side; the act of walking with a waddling, shuffling gait; the noise made by the feet along the ground …Bk1904 Sc.
vb. 1. to quarrel, to squabble, to wrangle …Bk1904 Sc.
vb. 2. to twist, to turn away; to tread on the side of one’s feet; to turn one’s toes outward; to walk in a waddling, shuffling manner; to be careless about one’s dress …Bk1904 Sc.

• SCASH-MOUTHED
adj. having the mouth awry …Bk1904 Sc.

• SCASS
n. 1. a blow, a thump …Bk1904 Sc.
n. 2. a twist, a wrench; a turning to one side …Bk1904 Sc.
vb. 1. to beat, to batter; to crush or press roughly or carelessly …1801 Sc. obs.
vb. 2. to wrangle …1801 Sc.
vb. 3. to twist, to turn awry; to tread on the side of one’s foot; to turn one’s toes outwards; to walk in a silly, affected way; to be careless about one’s dress …Bk1904 Sc.

• SCAT
adj. 1. scared …1839 Eng. dial.
adj. 2. cluttered, full to overflowing, littered …1895 Sc.
adv. flat, ‘plump’ …1892 Eng. dial.
int. 1. go away! …M19 sl.
int. 2. said to a person when they have sneezed …1890 Amer. dial.
n. 1. a blow, a buffet; the stroke given by a mass of water …1777 Eng. dial.
n. 2. a sudden passing shower of rain …1790 Eng. dial.
n. 3. anything burst or broken open; the sound of a rent; the sharp sound as of a bullet …1895 Sc. & Eng. dial.
n. 4. a spell of weather; a bout, a turn …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
n. 5. whisky, esp. of poor quality …1914 US sl.
n. 6. heroin …1970 sl.
n. 7. the vagina …1970s African-American sl.
n. 8. a vagrant seeking work in a London market …1984 Brit. sl.
n. 9. scatology, defecation for sexual purposes …1980s sl.
vb. 1. to leave, to go away, esp. as a command …M19 sl.
vb. 2. to break to pieces; to burst, to split open; to smash; to slap, to beat …1891 Eng. dial.
vb. 3. to fail; to become bankrupt, to collapse …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
vb. 4. to rain hard …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
vb. 5. to scatter; to fling or throw down; to bespatter …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
vb. 6. to share …Bk1904 Sc.

• SCAT ABROAD
vb. 1. to become bankrupt …1885 Eng. dial.
vb. 2. to break to pieces; to break up, to dissolve …1885 Eng. dial.
vb. 3. to open, to enlarge …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAT A PERSON MAZZLING
vb. to give him a blow which render him senseless …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAT BANG
adv. with the sound of a heavy fall …1858 Eng. dial.

• SCAT CAT!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1965 Amer. dial.

• SCAT CAT, GET YOUR TAIL OUT OF MY GRAVY!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1997 Amer. dial.

• SCAT CAT, YOUR TAIL’S ON FIRE!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1965 Amer. dial.

• SCATCH-PAWED
adj. left-handed …1814 Eng. dial. obs.

• SCATE
n. 1. a prostitute …17C sl.
n. 2. the vagina …17C sl.
n. 3. diarrhoea …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
n. 4. heroin …1940s drug culture sl.
vb. to have diarrhoea; chiefly used of calves …1777 Eng. dial.

• SCATHE
n. injury, damage, hurt, loss, danger; expense …1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.
vb. to injure, to damage, to destroy; to defame …1859 Sc. & Eng. dial.

• SCATHE AND SCORN
n. insult and injury, blame, reproach …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.

• SCATHEFUL
adj. hurtful, injurious …1813 Sc.

• SCATHELY
adj. hurtful, injurious …1865 Sc.
n. a young romp …Bk1904 Sc.

• SCATHY
adj. ravenous; mischievous; thievish …1691 Eng. dial.

• SCATICRAW
n. a scarecrow …1771 Sc.

• SCAT KITTY!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1965 Amer. dial.

• SCATLINGS
n. a whipping …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCATLOE
n. loss, harm, prejudice …Bk1904 Eng. dial. obs.

• SCAT-MERCHANT
n. a merchant who has failed in business …1882 Eng. dial.

• SCAT-OFF
n. a blow, a slap …1888 Eng. dial.

• SCATOMANCY
n. Bk1991 – divination by examination of excrement

• SCATOPHOBIA
n. Bk1991 – an abnormal dread of using obscene language

• SCATTEL
vb. to scare, to frighten …1856 Eng. dial.

• SCATTER
n. the throwing-out of money to be scrambled for at a wedding, on a holiday, etc. …1915 Sc.

• SCATTERATION
n. a scattering …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• SCATTER-BARREL
n. a shotgun …1966 Amer. dial.

• SCATTER-BASKET
n. a clattering noise, as of a wheel when it requires tightening …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCATTER-BRASS
n. a spendthrift …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCATTER-CASH
n. a spendthrift …1898 Sc.

• SCATTER-CORNER
adv. diagonally … Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCATTER-GOOD
n. a spendthrift …1819 Sc. obs.

• SCATTER-GUN
n. 1. a shotgun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
n. 2. a machine gun …Bk1944 service sl.
n. 3. the anus, esp. when the owner has diarrhoea …Brit. sl.

• SCATTERING
adj. widely and sparsely distributed; scattered, sparse, occasional …1666 Amer. dial.

• SCATTERLING
n. a heedless person …Bk1904 Eng. dial. obs.

• SCATTERLOFISTICATE
vb. to wander aimlessly, at haphazard; to range over a country; to travel …B1900 western sl.

• SCATTERMENT
n. a scattering; a dispersion …1895 Sc. & Ireland & Amer. dial.

• SCATTERS
n. diarrhoea, particularly of animals …1949 sl.

• SCATTER-WILLIE
n. a reckless, devil-may-care person; a scatterbrain …1960 Sc.

• SCATTER-WIT
n. a reckless, senseless person; a scatterbrain …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCATTER-WITS
n. a reckless, senseless person …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCATTER-WITTED
adj. senseless, harebrained; scatterbrained …1867 Sc.  

• SCAT THE CAT!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1965 Amer. dial.

• SCAT THERE!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1965 Amer. dial.

• SCAT THERE, YOUR SON BIT YOUR TAIL OFF!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1965 Amer. dial.

• SCATTLE
adj. timid, easily frightened …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
vb. to scare, to frighten …1856 Eng. dial.

• SCATTLE-CAT
n. a thieving, mischievous cat …1874 Eng. dial.

• SCAT-TO
n. a fight, a quarrel …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAT TOM!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1965 Amer. dial.

• SCAT TOM, YOUR TAIL’S AFIRE!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1965 Amer. dial.

• SCAT TOM, YOUR TAIL’S IN THE GRAVY!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1968 Amer. dial.

• SCATTY
adj. of the weather: showery …1746 Eng. dial.

• SCAT UP
vb. to leave, to go away, esp. as a command …M19 sl.

• SCAT UP AND GO HOME
vb. to break up a meeting …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAT YOUR TAIL OUT OF THE BUTTER!
int. said to a person when they have sneezed …1973 Amer. dial.

• SCATYUNS
n. small potatoes …1911 Sc.

• SCAUER
adj. untidy …1917 Amer. dial.

• SCAUF
n. scurf, scum …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAULDEEN
n. a cup …1867 Ireland

• SCAUM
n. 1. a burn, scorch; a mark caused by burning or singeing …1813 Sc.
n. 2. a thin haze, a light, misty vapour …1824 Sc.
n. 3. an appearance of scorn; scornfully abusive language …1877 Eng. dial.
n. 4. insincere talk; banter, chaff …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
n. 5. litter, dust, disturbance …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
vb. 1. to burn, to scorch, to singe …1838 Sc.
vb. 2. to envelope in a mist or haze; to shade …1871 Sc.
vb. 3. to bespatter, to discolour …Bk1904 Eng. dial. obs.
vb. 4. to scratch the face with the nails …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAUMER
n. a pirate, a plunderer; a cattle-lifter …1836 Sc. obs.

• SCAUMY
adj. 1. gaudy, showy in dress …1790 Eng. dial.
adj. 2. misty, hazy; of an imperfect or disagreeable colour …1824 Sc. & Eng. dial.
adj. 3. of the sky: bright, clear …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAUR
n. a shower, a short flying scurry of rain …1893 Eng. dial.

• SCAURABEE
n. a term of contempt …1895 Eng. dial.

• SCAURBERRY
n. a blackberry …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAURIE
n. the young of any kind of gull …1805 Sc.

• SCAUT
vb. 1. to push with the feet; to dig the feet into the ground in order to gain resistance; to stretch the legs violently …1825 Eng. dial.
vb. 2. to scramble; to slip; to kick, to scratch, to scrape with the feet; to trample the ground …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAV
vb. to scavenge; to scrounge …2001 UK sl.

• SCAVAIG
vb. to roam or gad about …1932 Sc.

• SCAVEL
adj. voracious, greedy …BK1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAVEL-AN’-GOW
n. the noise of confused talking; chatter, scolding; a pack of lies …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAVEN
vb. to wander aimlessly about; to loiter …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAVENER
n. a term of extreme contempt …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAVENGER
n. 1. a privy-cleaner …1906 Amer. dial.
n. 2. in drag racing and hot rodding: a car that wins often, that ‘eats up’ its competition …1968 US sl.
n. 3. a private garbage collector …1969 Amer. dial.

• SCAVENGER CART
n. a garbageman’s cart …1950 Amer. dial.

• SCAVENGER MAN
n. a privy-cleaner …1986 Amer. dial.

• SCAVENGER’S DAUGHTER
n. an instrument of torture, consisting of a broad iron hoop, which was locked around the prisoner’s body, compressing it unnaturally to such an extent that the victim was effectively squeezed to death …M16

• SCAVERNICK
n. a hare …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAVEY
n. 1. understanding, intelligence, awareness …L18
n. 2. a simpleton …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
vb. to understand, to be aware of …L18

• SCAVVY
n. a scaffolder …20C Brit. sl.

• SCAW
n. 1. a faded mark, a blemish, a spot …1825 Sc.
n. 2. an isthmus or promontory …Bk1904 Sc.
vb. 1. to spoil or destroy the appearance of, esp. in respect of colour; to make shabby or faded …1772 Sc.
vb. 2. to become faded; to lose colour …Bk1904 Sc.
vb. 3. to scatter, to spill …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
vb. 4. to chafe, to peel, to abrade the skin …1929 Sc.

• SCAWBERT
n. 1. a pretentious person; one who wishes to appear above his rank …Bk1904 Sc.
n. 2. a strongly-made person of a stubborn, disagreeable temper …Bk1904 Sc.

• SCAW’D
adj. faded, discoloured; worthless …1785 Sc.

• SCAW’D-LIKE
adj. faded in colour …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAWM
n. litter, dust, disturbance …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAWPY
adj. bald, without hair on the head …1790 Eng. dial.

• SCAWT
adj. scruffy, mean, contemptible, scanty, niggling; short of due measure …c1715 Sc.

• SCAWT ABOUT
vb. to skulk, to be lazy or idle; to stand or walk about doing nothing …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

• SCAWVY
adj. uneven in colour; blotched, streaky, mottled, smeary; of a rough, unclean appearance …1777 Eng. dial.


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