Definition of Scrat

1. v. t. To scratch.



2. v. i. To rake; to search.

3. n. An hermaphrodite.

Definition of Scrat

1. Verb. (obsolete) To scratch, to use one's nails or claws. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrat

1. to scratch [v SCRATTED, SCRATTING, SCRATS] - See also: scratch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrat

scrat (current term)
scratch-built
scratch along
scratch and sniff
scratch awl
scratch card
scratch cards
scratch made
scratch one's head
scratch out
scratch pad
scratch paper
scratch papers
scratch race

Literary usage of Scrat

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

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"I've had scrat hard for what I've gotten " [Aby)v aad- ... one's bread before one eats it is expressed in S. Ches. phraseology by "to scrat afore one pecks. ..."

2. Geology of the City of New York (Greater New York) by Louis Pope Gratacap (1901)
"Glaciated RopV-pinnacle in Riverside Park and 82d St. showing glacial scrat-hes and grooves crossing rock crevices. denser rocks, and the long, ..."

3. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"As a substantive, a thin meagre person. scrat, To scratch. ANO. ... To scrat before yan pykes," ie to work before one eats, a metaphor taken from hens, ..."

4. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"As a substantive, a thin meagre person. scrat, To scratch. ANG. ... To scrat before yan pykes," ie to work before one eats, a metaphor taken from hens, ..."

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