Definition of Skear
1. to scare [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: scare
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Literary usage of Skear
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Select Cases and Other Authorities on the Law of Property by John Chipman Gray (1888)
"... was for breaking and entering the plain, tiffs closes, called the Foot-Muscle-skear, the Great-Out-Muscle-skear, and the Sea-Shore, in the parish of ..."
2. A Treatise on the Game Laws, and on Fisheries: With an Appendix, Containing by Joseph Chitty (1812)
"... tering the plaintiff's closes, called the Foot-Muscle-every subject skear, the Great-Out-Muscle-skear, and the Sea-shore, ..."
3. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1882)
"Do you want to skear me awa' frae you ?" said Wull, a little hurt by what ... No, no, I don't want to skear you, man," replied Thorburn in a hopeless tone ..."
4. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1879)
"I say, missus, them blackguard gipsies have given the mistress a skear, she ain't like herself nohow. Never seed her so afore. ..."
5. Soldiers' French Course by Justice Brown Detwiler (1917)
"lose again reply, answer (q) answer for (r) bend again skear again ' twist again resell surprise overcharge suspend [out (s-) stretch, put forth, ..."