Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Scraps; broken victuals; refuse.
  • noun Food in general.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Northumbrian, Liverpudlian food

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When it comes to food, or "scran" as it is known in the Navy, three meals are served on board daily.

    British Blogs

  • When it comes to food, or "scran" as it is known in the Navy, three meals are served on board daily.

    British Blogs

  • 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.

    timesofmalta.com

  • From Three Cliffs to the Britannia Inn, where do canny locals, visiting walkers and returning holidaymakers go for good, affordable scran?

    Budget eats: taking a bite out of Swansea Bay

  • 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.

    Labour resorting to anti-fascism?

  • With swanky flights, luxury hotels, gift books and a nice bit of scran to boot.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • With swanky flights, luxury hotels, gift books and a nice bit of scran to boot.

    Borschtola: Is Alisher Creosotemanov Buying the Press?

  • With swanky flights, luxury hotels, gift books and a nice bit of scran to boot.

    Archive 2007-09-30

  • When I got out I had some scran that's what I did require,

    Row-Dow-Dow

  • But the same man set great store by that same baste -- bad scran to her!

    Adrift in the Ice-Fields

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