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To Scoop. v. a. (schoepen, Dutch.] ation of what is true, but that he might let hime 1. To lade out.

self loose to visionary objects, which may give As by the brook he stood,

him a freer scope for imagination. Dryden. He scoop'd the water from the crystal flood.

These theorems being admitted into opticks, Dryden.

there would be scope enough of handling that 2. This word seems to have not been un

science voluminously, after a new manner; not derstood by Tbonson.

only by teaching those things which tend to the

perfection of vision, but also by determining Melted Alpine snows

mathematically all sinds of phenomena of coThe mountain cisterns till, those ample stores lours which could be produced by refraction. Oi water scoop'd among the hollow rocks.

Newtor. Thomson.

4. Liberty ; fre-dom from restraint. 3. To empty by lading.

If this constrain them to grant that their axiIf some penurious source by chance appear'd, Scanty of waters, when you scoop'd it dry,

om is not to take any place, save in those things

only where the church hath larger scope,it restech And offer'd the full helmit up to Cato,

that they search out some stronger reason. Hook. Did he not dash th' untasted moisture from him?

Ah, cut my lace asunder,
Addison.

That my pent heart may have some scope to beat, 4. To carry off, so as to leave the place Or else I swoon with this dead killing news. hollow.

Sbakspeare. A spectator would think this circular mount 3. Liberty beyond inst limits; licence. had been actually scooped out of that hollow space. Sith 't was my fault to give the people scope,

Spectator. Twould be my tyranny to strike and gall them Her fore-feet are broad, that she may scoop For what I bid them do.

Soakspeare. away much earth at a time.

Addison.

Being moody, give him line and scope, To his single eye, that in his forehead glar'd 'Till that his passions, like a whale on ground, Like a full moon, or a broad burnish'd shield, Confound themselves with working. Shakspeare. A forky staff we dext'rously apply'd,

6. Act of riot; sally. Which, in the spacious sockei turning round, As surfeit is the father of much fast, Szopt out the big round gelly from its orb. Addis.

So every scope, by the iinmoderate use, s. To cut into hollowness or depth.

Turns to restraint.

Sbakspeare. Whatever part of the arbour they scoop in, it

7.

Extended quantity. has an influence on all the rest; for the sea im

The scopes of land granted to the first advenmediately works the whole bottom to a level.

turers were too large, and the liberties and royAddison,

alties were too grcat for subjects. Davies. Those carbuncles the Indians will scoop, so as to hold above a pint.

Arbuthnot.

8. It is out of use, except in the three first It much conduces how to scare The little race of birds, that hop

SCO'PULOUS. adj. [scopulosus, Lat.] Full From spray to spray, scooping the costliest fruit, of rocks.

Dict. Insatiate, undisturb'd.

Philipso SCORBUʼTICAL. adj. [scorbutique, Fr, The genius of the place Or helps th' ambitious hill the heav'n to scale,

SCOR BU'TICK. I from scorbutics, Lat.]

Diseased with the scurvy: Or sco.ps in circling theatres the vale. Pope.

A person about forty, of a full and scorbutical SCO'OPER. 1.5. [from scoop.] One who body, having broke her skin, endeavoured the scoops.

curing of it; but observing the ulcer sanious, I

Wiseman. Scope. n. s. [scopus, Latin.]

proposed digestion.

Violent purging hurts scorbutick constitutions; 1. Am; intention ; drift.

lenitive substances relieve.

Arbuthnot. Your scope is as mine own,

SCORBUẤTICALLY. adv. [from scoroutiSo to enfuice or qualify the laws,

cal.] With tendency to the scurvy; in As to your soul seems good. Slalpeare. His comiog hither hath no farther scope

the scurvy. Than for his lineal royalties, and to beg

A woman of forty, scorbutically and hydropiInfrind cement immediate on his knees. Sbak. cally affected, having a sordid ulcer, put herself Hid the whole scope of the author been answer

into my hand.

Wiseman. able to his title, he would have only undertaken SCORCE. 12. s. This word is used by Spento prove what every man is convinced of; but ser for discourse, or power of reason: the drift of the pamphlet is to stir up our com in imitation perhaps of the Italians. palan tonards the rebels.

Addison.

Lively vigour rested in his mind, 2. Iligg aimed at; mark; final end.

And recompens'd him with a better scorce; The scope of all their pleading against man's Weak body well is chang'd for mind's redoubled authority is cooveithrow sich laws and constitu

force.

Fairy Queen. tous n ihe church, as, depending thereupon, if they shouid therćfore be taken away, would

TO SCORCH. v. a. [sconcned, Saxon, kai neither face nor memory of church to burnt.) continue long in the world. Hooker. 1. To burn superficially. Now was time

Fire scorcbeth in frosty weather.

Bacon. To ain their counsels to the fairest scope.

The ladies gaspåd, and scarcely could respire;

Hub. Ta. The breath they drew, no longer air, but fire: Wes!iould impute the war to the scope at The fainty knights were scurcb'da Dryden whichit aimeth.

Raleigh. 2. To burn. He in what he counsels, and in what excels,

Power was given to scorch men with fire. Miserisiful, grounds his courage on despair

Revelations. And ut ruissolution, as the scope

The same that left thee by the cooling stream, Of aliris aim.

Milton.

Safe from sun's heat, but scorcb'd with beauty's 3. Roon, space ; amplitude of intellectual beam.

Fairfas. vi w

You look with such contempt on pain, Anjeroick poet is not tied to a bare repreşedi That languishing you conquer morc:

I rave,

3.0 lightnings which in storms appear

The fewer still you name, you wound th. Scorch more than when the skies are clear.

niore;

Waler. Bond is but one, but Harpax is a score. Pop The same beams that shine, scorch too. South.

For some scores of lines there is a perfect ansence of that spirit of poesy.

Hotis And, like a giddy bird in dead of night,

9. A song in Score. The words with the Fly round the fire that sivribes me to death. musical norcs of a song annexed.

Dryden. To SCORE. y. a.
He, from whom the nations should receive I. To set down as a debt.
Justice and freedom, lives himself a slave;

Madam, I know when
Tortur’d by cruel change of wild desires,

Instead of five you scor'a me ten. Szrifte Lash'd by mad rage, and scorcb'd by brutal fires.

2. To impute; to charge. Prior.

Your follies and debauches change TO SCORCH. v. n. To burn superficially ;

With such a whirl, the poets of your age to be dried up.

Are tir'd, and cannot score 'ein on the stage;

Unless each vice in short-hand they indite, The swarthy Africans complain

Ev'n as notcht prentices whole serions write. "To see the chariot of the sun

Dryden. So nigh their scorcking country run. Roscommon. The love was made in autuinn, and the hunt

3. To mark by a line. ing followed properly, when the heats of that

Hast thou appointed where the moon should

rise, scorching country were declining. Drydenta Scatter a little mungy straw or fern amongst

And with her purple light adorn the skies? your seedlings, to prevent the roots from seorib

Scar'd out the bounded sun's obliquer ways, ing, and to receive the moisture that falls.

That he on all might spread his equal rays?
Mortimer.

Sandes.

SCO'RIA. n. s. (Lat.] Dross; recrement. SCORCHING Fenne!. ». s. A plant.

The scoria, or vitrified part, which most meSCO'RDIUM. 1. s. [Latin.] An herb. tals, when heated or melted, do continually pro

dinsworth.

trude to the surface, and which, by covering the

metals in form of a thin glassy skin, causes these SCORE. n. s. (skora, Islandick; a mark,

colours, is much denser than water. Nereton, cut, or notch.]

SCO'RIOUS, adj. [from scoria, Latin.] I. A notch, or long incision.

Drossy ; recrementitious. Our forefathers had no other books but the

By the tire they emit many drossy and scorious score and the ially: thou hast caused printing to

parts.

Brotin, be used. Sbakspeare. To SCORN. v. a.

[scherner, Dutch; 2. A line drawn.

escorner, Fr.] To despise; to slight; to 3. An account, which, when writing was

revile; to vilify; to contemn. less common, was kept by marks on My friends scorn me; but mine eye poureth tallies, or by lines of chalk.

out tears unto God.

Fob. He's worth no more:

TO SCORN. V. n. They say he parted well, and paid his score. Shak.

1. To scoif; to treat with contumely. Does not the air feed the fame? And does

He said inine eyes were black, and my hair not the fiame warm and enlighten the air? Docs

black; not the earth quit scores with all the clements,

And, now I am remember'd, scorn'd at me. in the fruits that issue from it? South.

Sbakspeare. 4. Account kept of something past; an

Our soul is filled with the scorning of those

that are at ease, and with the contempt of the epoch; an era.

proud.

Psalms Universal deluges have swept all away, except

2. To disdain ; to think unworthy. two or three persons who begun the world again

Titicisun.

I've seen the morning's lovely ray upon 2 new 36072.

Hover o'er the new-born day, 5. Debt imputed.

With rosy wings so richly bright, That thou do'st love her, strikes soinc sucres As if he scerned to think of night. Crashaw. away

Fame, thai delights around the world to stray, From the great compt.

Shats-car. Scris not to rake our Aigus in her way. Pope. 6. Reason ; motive.

3. To despise; to contemn. He had been prentice to a brever,

Surely he sporurth the scorner, but he giveth But lett the trade; as ruany more

grace unto the lowly.

Proverbs. Have latcly donc on the same score. Hudbrus. Back to th' infernal pit I drag thee chain'd, A lion, that had got a politick fit of sickness,

And seal thee so, as henceforth not to scorn wrote the fox word how glad he should be of his The facil gates of hell too slightly barr'd. Milt. company, upon the score of ancient friendship. 4. To neglect; to disregard.

L'Estrange This my long sufferance, and my day of grace, If your terms are moderate, we 'll never break They who neglect and scor: shall never taste; off upon that score. Cellier, But hard be harden'c, blind be blinded more.

Milton. 7. Sake; account ; relative motive. You act your kindness on Cydaria's score. SCORN. n. s. [escorne, old Fr. from the

Druilen. verb.) Kings in Greece were deposed by their people I. Contempt; scoff ; sliglat; act of con. upon the score of their arbitrary proceedings.

Swift.

tumely.

We were better parch in Africk's un 8. Twenty. I suppose, because twenty,

Than in the pride and salt scorn of his eyes. being a round number, was distinguished

bakspeare. on tailies by a long score

Why should you think that I should woo in How many score of iniles may we well ride

serra! T.. hour and hour?

Sbaksfcare. Soora and desision never come in tears. Sbaks.

If we draw her not unto us, she will laugh us My father hath chastised you with whips, but to scorn.

Juditb. I will chastise you with scorpions. 1 Kings. Diogenes was asked in scorn, What was the 4. [scorpius, Lat.) A sea tish. Ainsworth. matter that philosophers haunted rich men, and

SCORPION Sens. n. s. Lenerus, Lat.) A not rich men philosophers? He answered, Be

plant.

Miller. cause the one knew what they wanted, the others did not.

Bacon.

SCORPION Grass. Whosoever hath any thing in his person that SCORPION's Tail. 1. s. Herbs. Ainsqu. induces contempt, hath also a perpetual spur to SCORPION It'ort. rescue hims it from scorn: therefore all de- Scot. n. s. (écot, Fr.] formied persons are bold, as being on their own

1. Shot ; payment. defence, as exposed to scorn.

Bacon.
Every sullen frown and bitter scorn

2. Scot and Lot. Parish payments.

’T was time to counterfeit, or tha: hot terBut fanu'd the fuel that too fast did bum. Dryd. 2. Subject of ridicule; thing treated with

magant Scot had paid me scot and lot too.

Sbakspears contempt

Protogenes, historians note, Is it not a most horrid ingratitude, thus to

Liv'd there a burgess, scot and lot. Prior. make a scorn of him that made us? Tillotson.

The chief point that has puzzled the free. Numidia's grown a scorn among the nations

holders, as well as those that pay scot and lot, for For breach of publick vow's.

Addison.

about these six months, is, Whether they would 3. To thi' SCORN. To disdain ; to hold rather be governed by a prince that is obliged by unu »i'y of regard. Not now in use. law to be good, or by one who, if he pleases, If he du fully prove himself the honest shep may plunder or imprison?

Addison. herr! Menalcas his brother and hair, I know no TO SCOTCH. v. a. To cut with shallow reason why you should obink scorn of him Sidney. incisions.

Unco thee will I cry, () Lord: think no scorn He was too hard for him: directly before Coof me, lest, if thou mak as though thou hearest

rioli, he scotibt and notcht him like a carbonado. not, I become like them that go down into the

Sbakspears. pit.

Psalms. ScoʻTCH. n. s. [from the verb.] A slight 4. To laugh to Scorn. To deride as con

cut; a shallow incision. tempulle.

We 'll beat 'em into bench-holes: I have yet He thar sitteth in the heavens shall law.ph them

room for six scotches more. Sbakspeare. to scorn; the Lord shall have them in derision.

Give him four scotcbes with a knife, and then Psaims. Common Prayer. put into his belly, and these scotches, sweet herbs. SCO'RNER. N. so froin scorn.]

Waltor. 1. Contamner; despiser.

Scotch Collops, or Scotched Collops. n. so They are very active; vigilant in their enter [from to scotch, or cut.] Veal cut into prizes, present in perils, and great scorners of small pieces. death.

Spenser.

Scorch Ho; pers. 1. S. 2. Scoffer; ridiculer.

A play in which The scorner should consider, upon the sight of,

boys hop over lines or scorches in the a cripple, that it was only the distinguishing

ground. mercy of heaven that kept him from being one

Children being indifferent to any thing they too.

L'Estrange.

can do, dancing and scotcb boppers would be thie They, in the scorner's or the judge's seat,

same thing to them.

Locke. Dare to condemn the virtue which they hate. SCOTPREE'. ad;. Without scot or mulet;

Prior. unhurt; impune. SCO'RNFUL. adj. [scorn and full.] SCO'TOMY. n. s. [czárugere.] A dizziness 1. Contemptuou ; insolent; disdainful.

or swimming in the head, causing dimTh'enamour'd deity The scornful damsel shuns.

ness of sight, wherein external objects Dryden. seem to turn round.

Ainsw. Bailey. 2. Acting in defiance. With him I o'er the hills had run,

SCO'TTERISG. N. so A provincial word, Scornful of winter's frost and summer's sun. which denotes, in Herefordshire, a cus

Prior.

tom among the boys of burning a wad SCO'RNFULLY. adv. [from scornful.]

of pease-straw at the end of harvest. Contemptuously ; insolently.

Bailey. He us'd'us scorr.fully : he would have shew'd us Sco'vel. n. s. [scopa, Lat.] A sort of His mark of nierit, wounds receiv'd for 's

Sbakspeare.

mop of clouts for sweeping an oven; a The sacred rights of the christian church are maulkin.

Ainsworth. Bailey. seornfilij trampled on in print, under an hypo- SCO’UNDREL. n. s. [scondaruolo, Italian, critical pretence of maintaining them. Atterbury.

a hider: Skinner.] A mean rascal; a SCO'RPION. n. so (scorpion, Fr. scorpio,

low petty villain. A word rather lu. Latin.)

dicrous. 1. A reptile much resembling a small lob.

Now to be bam’d by a scoundrel, ster, but that his tail ends in a point, An upstart sect’ry, and a mungrel. Hudibras. with a very venomous sting.

Scoundrels as these wretched Ombites be,
Well, fore-kuring winds
Canopus they exceed in luxury.

Tate Did seem to say, seck nu: a scorpion's nest.

Go, if your ancient but ignoble blood

Shak peare. Has crept through scoundrels ever since the flood, Full of scorpions is my rir.d, dear wite. Sbak. Go, and pretend your family is young; 2. O:le at the signs oi the zodiack.

Nor own your fathers have been fools so long. The squeezing crab and stinging scorpion shine.

Popes Dryden. To SCOUR. v. a. [skurer, Danish; 3. A scourge so called from its crucity. scheuren, Dutch.)

Country.

ino

1. To rub hard with any thing rough, in 3. To be purged or lax; to be diseased order to clean the surface.

with looseness. I were better to be eaten to death with a rust, Some apothecaries, upon stamping coloquinthan to be scour'd to nothing with perpetual tida, have been put into a great scouring by the motion. Sbadspeare. vapour only.

Bacon. By dint of sword his crown he shall increase, Convulsion and scouring, they say, do often And scour his armour from the rust of peace. cause one another.

Graunt. Dryder. If you turn sheep into wheat or rye to feed, Part scour the rusty shields with seam, and part let it not be too rank, lest it make them scour. New grind the blunted ax, and point the dart.

Mortimer. Dryden. Some blamed Mrs. Bull for grudging a quarter

4. To rove; to range. of a pound of soap and sand to scour the rooms.

Barbarossa, scouring along the coast of Italy, Arbuthnot.

struck an exceeding terror into the minds of the citizens of Rome.

Koodles. Poor Vadius,long with learnedspleen devour’d, Can taste no pleasure since nis shield was scour'd.

5. To run here and there. Pope.

The enemy's drum is heard, and fearful scoure 2. To purge violently.

Doth choak the air with dust. Sbakspeare. 3. To cleanse ; ti blcach; to whiten ; to blanche.

6. To run with great eagerness and swiftIn some lakes the water is so nitrous, as if foul

ness; to scamper. clothes se put into it, it scouretb them of itself;

She from him sed with all her pou'r, and, if they stay, they moulder away.

Bacon.

Who after her as hastily 'gan scour. Fairy Qu. A garc un-worm shoul: be well scured eicht saw men se ur so on their way: I ev'd them

Even to their ships.

Shakspeare. day's in moss, bere you fish with him. Walion. Beneath the lanp her tawdiy ribbons glare,

Word was brought him, in the middle of his The new scour'd manteau, and the slattern air.

schemes, tha: his house was robbed; and so away Gay. he scours to learn the truth.

L'Estrange. 4. To remove by scouring.

If they be men of fraud, they 'll scour off themNever came reformation in a flood

selves, and leave those that trust then to pay the reckoning

L'Estrange. With such a heady current, scouring faults;

Su four fierce coursers, starting to the race, Nor ever hydra-headed wilfulness So soon did lose his seat, and all at once,

Scour through the plain, and lengthen ev'ry pace; As in this king.

Nor ruins, nor curbs, nor threat'ning cries, they Shakspeare.

fear, I will wear a garment all of blood, "And stain my tavour in a bloody mask,

But force along the trembling charioteer. Dryd. Which, wash'd away, shall sccur my shame with

As soon as any foreign object presses upon the it.

Sbakspeare.

sense, those spirits, which are posted upon the Then, in the clemency of upward air.

out-guards, immediately take the alarm, and scour

off to the brain, which is the head quarters. We'll scour our spots, and ine dire thunder's

Collier. Dryden.

Swift at her call her husband scour'd away, s. [scorrere, Italian.) To rangé about, in

To wreak his hunger on the destin'd prey. Pepe. order to catch or drive away something; to clear away

SCOU'RER. 1.5. [from scour.] The kings of Lacedemon having sent out some

1. One that cleans by rubbing. gallies, under the charge of one of their re 2. A purge, rough and quick. phews, to scour the sea of the pirates, they met 3. One who runs swiftly.

Sidney. Divers are kept continually to scour these seas,

SCOURGE. 1. s. [escourgie, Fr. scoreggia, infested greatly by pirates.

Sanits. Italian ; corrigia, Latin If with thy guards thou scour'st the streets by I. A whip; a lash; an instrument of disnigni,

cipline. And dost in murders, rapes, and spoils, delight,

When he had made a scourge of small cords, Please not thyself the fiatt'ring crowd to hear. he drove them all out of the temple.

Joba. Dryaen. 6. To pass swiftly over.

Inexorable, and the torturing hour,
Sometimes
Call us to penance.

Milton. He scours the riglie liand coast, sometimes the

2. A punishment; a vindictive amictiun. left.

Milton.

What scorrge for purjury Not half the number in their seats are found,

Can this dark monarchy afford Laise Clarence? But men and steeds lie grov'ling on the ground;

Sbakspeare, The joints of spears are stuck within the shield, See what a scourge is laid upon your hate, The steeds without their riders scour the field,

That Heav'n finds means to kill your jovs with The knights unhors'd.

Dryden.
love.

Sikspeare, When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to Famine and plague are sent as scourges for throw,

amendment,

2 Esdras. The line too labours, and the words move slow:

3. One that afflicts, harasses, or destroys. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along

Thus Attila was called flagellum Dei. the main.

Popes

Is this the scourge of France ? To Scour. v. n.

Is this the Talbot so inuch fear'd abroad,

That with his name the mothers still their babes! 1. To perform the office of cleaning do

Sbakspeare. niestick utensils.

Such conquerors are not the favourites but I keep his house, and wash, wring, brew, bake,

scourges

of God, the instruments of that vengescour, dress meat, and make the beds.

Atterbury. 2. To clean.

In 2!1 these trials I have borne a part; Warm water is sufter than cold; for it scoureth I was myself the scourge that caus'd the smart. better. Bacome

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Immortal Jove!

She scowld and frown'd with froward counto Let kings no more with gentle mercy sway,

Fairy Qreen. Or bless a people willing to obey;

Even so, or with much more contempt, men's But crush the nations with an iron rod,

eyes And every monarch be the scourge of God. Pope. Did scowi on Richard.

Sbakıpears. 4. A whip for a top.

Not a courtier,
If they had a top, the scourge stick and leather Although they wear their faces to the bent
strap should be leit to their own making. Locke. Of the king's look, but hath a heart that is
To SCOURGE. v. a. [from the noun.]

Glad at the thing they scowl at. Shekspeare. 1. To lash with a whip; to whip.

The dusky clouds o'erspread

Heav'n's cheerful face; the low'ring element The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices

Scowls o’er the darken'd landscape snow or Make instruments to scourge us. Sbakspeare.

show'r.

Milton. Is it lawful for you to scourge a Roman? Acts.

Fly, fly, prophane fogs! far hence fly away, He scourg'd with many a stroke th' indignant

With your dull influence; it is for you

Milton. When a professor of any religion is set up to

To sit and scowl upon night's heavy brow,

Crasban. be laughed at, this cannot help us to judge of

In rueful gaze the truth of his faith, any better than if he were

Watts.

The cattle stand, and on the scowling heavens scourged.

Cast a deploring eye.

Thomson 2. To punish; to chastise ; to chasten; Scowl.n. s. (from the verb.) Look of to castigate with any punishment or

sullenness or discontent; gloom. affliction

I've seen the morning's lovely ray Seeing that thou hast been scourged from hea Hover o'er the new-born day, ven, declare the mighty power of God.

With rosy wings so richly bright,
2 Maccabees.

As if he scorn' to think of night;
He will scourge us for our iniquities, and will

When a ruddy storm, whose scorul have mercy again.

Tobit.

Made heaven's radiant face look foul, SCO'URGER. n. s. [from scourge.] One Call'd for an untimely night,

that scourges ; a punisher or chastiser. To blot the newly-blossom'd light. Grasbaw. To Scourse. v. a. To exchange one Sco'W LINGLY. adv. [from scowl.] With

thing for another; to swap. Ainsworth. a frowning and sullen look. It seems a corruption of scorsa, Italian, To SCRA'BBLE. v. n. (krabbelen, scraf

exchange; and hence a horse scourser. felen, to scrape or scratch, Dutch.] To SCOUT. n. s. [escout, Fr. from escouter ; paw with the hands. auscultare, Lat. to listen ; scolta, Ital.] He feigned himself mad in their hands, and

scrabbled on the doors of the gate. 1 Sunuc One who is sent privily to observe the Inotions of the enemy:

SCRAGG. n. s. (scraghe, Dutch.] Any Are not the speedy scouts return'd again,

thing thin or lean. That dogg'd the mighty army of the dauphin?

SCRA'GGED. adj. (This seems

Shakspeare. rupted from cragged.] Rough; uneven; As when a scout,

full of protuberances or asperities. Through dark and desert ways with peril gone Is there then any physical deformity in the Al night, at last, by break of cheertul dawn, fabrick of a human body, because our ima in.:Obtains the brow of some high-climbing hill. tion can strip it of its muscles and skin, and shew

Milton.

us the scragged and knotty back-bone? Beniky. This great vessel may have lesser cabins, wliere

SCRA'GGEDNESS. [from scragged.) ia scouts may be lodged for the taking of obrerva

SCRAGGINESS. ations. IY;lkins.

[from scragsy.) The scouts to sev'ral parts divide their way,

1. Leanness; marcour. To learn the natives names, their towns, explore 2. Unevenness; roughness; ruz sedness. The coasts.

Diyden. SCRA'GGY. ad;. (from scragg.) To Scout. v. n. (from the noun.]

1. Llan; marcid; thin. 1. To go out, in order to observe the mo Such a constitution is easily known, by the tions of an enemy privately.

body being lean, warn, hairy, scragsy, and dry, Oft on the bordering deep

without a disease.

Arbuthnot. Encamp their legions; or with obscure wing 2. (corrupted from crazy. Rough; Scout far and wide into the realm of night, rurged , uneven. Scorning surprize.

Milion.

From a scraggy rock, whose prominence As a hunted panther casts about

Haf overshades the ocean, hardy men, Her glaring eyes, and pricks her list'ning ears to Fearless of rending winds and dashing waves,

Cut sampire.

Pilips. So she, to shun his toils, her cares employ'd. TO SCRA’MBLE. v. n. [the same with

Dryden.
Command a party out,

scrabble; scraffelen, Dutch.] With a strict charge not to engage, but scout.

1. To catch at any thing eagerly and tumul

Dryden. tuously with the hards; to catch with 2. To ridicule; to sneer. This is a sense haste prerentive of anther; to contend unauthorized, and vulgar.

tumultuously which shall catch any

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