Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To scratch.
- To scratch.
- To rake; search.
- n. A hermaphrodite.
- n. A devil: in the phrase Aud Scrat, Old Scratch. See scratch.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To scratch.
- v. obsolete To rake; to search.
- n. obsolete An hermaphrodite.
- Compare Anglo-Saxon scritta an hermaphrodite, Irish scrut a scrub, a low, mean person. (Wiktionary)
“No real comment but the word verification "scrat" was too good to pass up on this post.”
“Partly, because at the end of the second movie hadn't scrat "transcended"?”
“March 13th, 2007 at 12: 03 pm can i get any tips on how to improve my jumps or get to the second level on ice age scrat jump?”
“The earth for about six paces around the remains of the NylGhy, was, in their eagerness to devour it, scrat:”
“After a moment, the scrat shivered and looked up, its eyes bright.”
“It is dangerous for the scrat, but there is no other way, not in time.”
“Alucius observed as a thin line of golden green extended from the soarer to the scrat, as that golden green probe slipped around one of the largest nodes, just where the lifethread left the body of the rodent itself.”
“He'd killed hundreds, and he was worried about a scrat?”
“Even as he questioned, Alucius tried to find the nodes in the threads of the scrat, which remained calmly observing him.”
“He killed the scrat four times, and each time the soarer revived it.”
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Turned this up on etymonline.com (link). It's amazing.
1937, coined in the fantasy tales of J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973).
On a blank leaf I scrawled: 'In a hole...
Interesting words appearing in Samuel Johnson's Dictionary (1755). Some are interesting for their unfamiliarity, and some for the meanings then assigned by Johnson.
For those who wish no words were ever forgotten
Different names for Old Boy, and other demons that might possess us.
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