scrab

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Middle French schrabben (to scrape, scratch). Compare Old High German skaban, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *skabʰ- (to scratch) and compare Irish Gaelic scríobann and sgrìoban.

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scrab (third-person singular simple present scrabs, present participle scrabbing, simple past and past participle scrabbed)

  1. (transitive) To scrape or scratch.

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