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Definition of Scrooch
1. to crouch [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: crouch
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Literary usage of Scrooch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1890)
"(PP Claxton.) 'To meet with the rubbers was common in Boston in my youth." (J. Henry Thayer.) scooch (pp. 19, 79). " Instead of this we have scrooch, ..."
2. The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain (1879)
"He cuts a corner so closely, now and then, or misses another gondola by such an imperceptible hair-breadth, that I feel myself "scrooch- ing," as the ..."
3. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Arthur Stedman (1894)
"I scrooch'd down in the bag and didn't breathe louder nor a kitten, for fear he'd find me out, and after a while he quit barkin. ..."
4. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"But Tom, shivering with apprehension, and faint with mortification over the discovery of this new horror, gives one last despairing scrooch of his shoulders ..."