from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A variant of scun.
  • n. A Scotch form of scum.


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  • The Hitch said ... just read in this mornings newspaper about a 23 year old met police oficer kicked half to death for refusing light some scumbags spliff, he is now totally paralysed. the scon got 8 years a piece and got that cut down to 7 on appeal. how have we got to this point?

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  • Dirk had attempted to cast scon on her preferring monotony of pay over -

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  • Songs like, Bei mir bist du scon, Ti-pi-tin, and similar stupidities.

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  • The songs were perhaps at first only a reminder of home, but scon they came to have a personal significance to many.

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  • Besides, Major Hardwicke and Murray will be here very scon, to aid me, and to watch Hawke.

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  • In Scotland, cold boiled potatoes are frequently squeezed up and mixed with flour or oatmeal, and an excellent cake, or scon, obtained.

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  • _Shoon_ is an old plural (O.E. _scon_); comp. _hosen_, _eyen_ (= eyes),

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  • Hab scon andere Runtergeladen aber bei denen ist nach der Schprachauswahl Schluss

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  • Anyway I phoned the hospital to see if he was up for visitors and they said yes and I asked if he was eating for I had made some scones (now why is this pronounced funny? with the e the o should say its own name making it rhyme with stone but noooooo as I am reminded many a time it is scon.)

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  • Crews scon became ultracautious where German tanks were in the vicinity. "

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