Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To scorch; fire hastily on a gridiron.
  • n. A hasty toasting; a slight scorching.
  • n. A flying shower.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • ` ` Aweel, aweel, 'said Hobbie, mounting his horse, ` ` it serves naething to strive wi cripples --- they are aye cankered; but I'll just tell ye ae thing, neighbour, that if things be otherwise than weel wi' Grace Armstrong, I'se gie you a scouther, if there be a tar-barrel in the five parishes. ''

    The Black Dwarf

  • "'Aweel, aweel,' said Hobbie, mounting his horse, 'it serves naething to strive wi' cripples, -- they are aye cankered; but I'll just tell you ae thing, neighbour, that if things be otherwise than weel wi 'Grace Armstrong, I'se gie you a scouther if there be a tar barrel in the five parishes.'"

    The Proverbs of Scotland

  • I’se gie you a scouther if there be a tar-barrel in the five parishes.”

    The Black Dwarf

  • Armstrong, I'se gie you a scouther if there be a tar-barrel in the five parishes. "

    The Black Dwarf

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