from The Century Dictionary.

  • To skip or skim; pass quickly along, as a vessel on the water.
  • To cause to skip or skim, as a stone thrown aslant on the water; skip.
  • To reproach publicly.


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  • DISNEY'S HAUNTED MANSIONNo one gets "scun" like Disney.

    Scary and fun: Ghost Stories creators on 'Scun'

  • Now, as they bring their stage show Ghost Stories to London's West End, we ask them to talk us through "scun" – the concept of scary and fun – that fuelled their creative engine as they worked on their dark, highly secretive script.

    Scary and fun: Ghost Stories creators on 'Scun'

  • The masters of watches are also called "scunners" -- they go up night and day in the forebarrel to "scun" the ship -- that is, to find the way or leads through the ice.

    A Labrador Doctor The Autobiography of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • But then it gets worse as the real police get involved, a case of what the fuck was going on there, that PCO's who are waste of space scum get involved is bad enough, but that proper police also get involved backing up the worthless PCO scun, well in this case what were they thinking.

    Archive 2008-05-01


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