from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. shade, shadow.
- n. a shelter, a sheltered place (especially on the side of a hill).
- n. (slang) A lower-school or inferior boy.
- v. (transitive) To shelter; to protect.
- v. (intransitive) To hide; to take shelter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A place of shelter; the declivity of a hill.
- intransitive v. To hide.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See skug.
For a few moments we become regrettably flippant, and toy with the idea of composing a Handbook to Eton in the Sellar-Yeatman style, beginning with the sentence: "No scug is permitted to order a strawberry pop in the mess."
A scurvy, vermiform scug with a serpentine twinkle in his solitary eye.
We 'll daff and never weary, O! They' ll scug ill een frae you and me,
'Twas smooth water wi 'us, for 'twas a scug there, but white enough was all beyont the point; and passing the finger-stone, not forty fathom from the shore o' the island, Bill and me pullin 'and he sittin' in the stern, poor lad, up he rises, a bit rabblin 'to himself, wi' his hands lifted so.