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  • n. Plural form of scrabbling.


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  • The dull mortal world with its petty strivings for power over the twitterings and scrabblings of other mortals slipped from his thoughts.

    Ill Met By Moonlight

  • His hands were bloody, and his scrabblings streaked across dark, congealed smears.

    The Great Hunt

  • Clicks, squeaks, scrabblings, whines, the hiss of scales on decomposed pavement moved away hurriedly.

    The Dragon Never Sleeps

  • Daeman heard scrabblings from the ruined house above, but no voynix footsteps sounded on the stairs.


  • It was hard not to connect those tendrils with the scrabblings in the sand, but though Bowman kept a careful watch on them as long as they were in sight, they never stirred.

    The Lost Worlds of 2001

  • Besides, many of his best designs are pale pencil drawings like Florentine engravings, of which the delicacy is literally invisible, and the manner irksome, to a public trained among the black scrabblings of modern wood-cutter's and etcher's prints.

    On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2) A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays and Articles on Art and Literature


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