Definitions

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  • verb To steal fruit, especially apples, from a garden or orchard.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There are lettuces whose stalks are still wet with milky sap, carrots straight from the ground and apples like those you used to scrump from a neighbour's garden.

    Observer Food Monthly Awards 2011 Best Newcomer: Maltby Street

  • Stopping to admire an orchard, Kuralay jumps up to pull down a branch, and we scrump an apple or two.

    Wildwood

  • Stopping to admire an orchard, Kuralay jumps up to pull down a branch, and we scrump an apple or two.

    Wildwood

  • Annmarie, the cake looks scrump and I like your detour with cherries.

    The Daring Bakers: Perfect Party Cake

  • Oh! scrump! said Peter Piper, who sometimes invented doll slang though there wasnt really a bit of harm in him.

    The RACKETTY-PACKETTY House

  • To think that just a year ago, the spooky, specter-like Mr. Brownridge showed up at the Wenner holiday bash with none other than right-wing scrump kitten Ann Coulter on his arm.

    Step Up and Kiss Santy!

  • To think that just a year ago, the spooky, specter-like Mr. Brownridge showed up at the Wenner holiday bash with none other than right-wing scrump kitten Ann Coulter on his arm.

    Step Up and Kiss Santy!

  • How deep does his Peter Pan-syndrome run when he thinks inviting pre-pubescent boys over to scrump is okay?

    Paranoid Pedestrian Ponderings

  • And the lava down the mountain's runnin 'scrump-shus as a cherry pie -

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • "Oh! scrump!" said Peter Piper, who sometimes invented doll slang -- though there wasn't really a bit of harm in him.

    Racketty-Packetty House

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  • v. to steal apples from a tree

    June 20, 2008

  • Nesbo, Jo (2002) Nemesis. Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett, 2008. New York: HarperCollins. scrump, Novel

    May 2, 2012