scran

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Northern England) IPA(key): /skɹan/

Noun[edit]

scran (uncountable)

  1. (slang, Northumbrian, Liverpudlian) food
    Let wi gan and get some scran am starvin man!

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • The New Geordie Dictionary, Frank Graham, 1987, ISBN 0946928118
  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4[1]
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

Verb[edit]

scran (third-person singular simple present scrans, present participle scranning, simple past and past participle scranned)

  1. (slang, Liverpudlian) to eat

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