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- n. food
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Scraps; broken victuals; refuse.
- n. Food in general.
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When it comes to food, or "scran" as it is known in the Navy, three meals are served on board daily.
A survey of 3,000 people revealed 90 percent of Britons could identify foreign words such as "hasta la vista -- the Spanish for" see you later "-- but only 34 percent knew" scran "was the Merseyside expression for food.
From Three Cliffs to the Britannia Inn, where do canny locals, visiting walkers and returning holidaymakers go for good, affordable scran?
The Scottish Telegraph has stuck a separatist haggis on the expenses story by homing in on Alex Salmond claiming £400 a month for food, including taxpayer-funded scran during the summer break.
With swanky flights, luxury hotels, gift books and a nice bit of scran to boot.
When I got out I had some scran that's what I did require,
But the same man set great store by that same baste -- bad scran to her!
I've seen the glint in her eyes at the sound o 'your name, and the red go out of her cheek at word of them dratted yeos, bad scran to them!
Take care we don't cut the cable ourselves some day, bad scran to you!
Ye kin dye black wid Hickory bark, an 'orange (bad scran to it) wid the inner bark of Birch, an' yaller wid the roots av Hoop Ash, an 'a foine scarlet from the bark av the little root av
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