Definition of Scrumps

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



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Definition of Scrumps

1. scrump [v] - See also: scrump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrumps

scrummed
scrummier
scrummiest
scrumminess
scrumming
scrummy
scrump
scrumped
scrumpies
scrumping
scrumple
scrumpled
scrumples
scrumpling
scrumpox
scrumps (current term)
scrumptious
scrumptiously
scrumptiousness
scrumpy
scrums
scrumtrelescent
scrunch
scrunch up
scrunched
scruncher
scrunches
scrunchie
scrunchies
scrunching

Literary usage of Scrumps

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"scrumps, sb. pl. Apples. Scrunch, va To bite up greedily and noisily ; to crunch. Oxf. Scuff, vn or a. To scrape with the feet in walking. Glouc. Gloss. ..."

2. A Study in the Warwickshire Dialect by Appleton Morgan (1899)
"Shut on—Ee had my shut on scrumps = I have got rid of my apples. All of a jilt—My muck- ender's all of a jilt=my handkerchief is ragged. Scud. Tempest. ..."

3. A Warwickshire Word-book: Comprising Obsolescent and Dialect Words by G. F. Northall (1896)
"scrumps, ab. jil. Apples. Scrunch, va To bite up greedily and noisily ; to crunch. Oxf. Scuff, vn or a. To scrape with the foet in walking. Glouc. ..."

4. A List of Words and Phrases in Every-day Use by the Natives of Hetton-le by Francis Milnes Temple Palgrave (1896)
"scrumps = Apples. Wane». Seven-coloured linnet = Goldfinch. Shining = Stealing—particularly apple stealing. Wane. Sigh, vn To waste, to fade, ..."

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