From Old Irish scris (“act of scraping, tearing; act of ejecting from, erasing; act of destroying, wiping out; destruction;”) (compare Irish scrios (“destruction, ruin; scrapings, parings”)), verbal noun of sceirtid (“strips, peels or scrapes off”).
- destruction, ruin, annihilation, bane, decimation, demolition, eradication, erasing, extermination, extinguishing
- verbal noun of
From Middle Irish scrisaid (“scrapes; erases, blots out, wipes away, obliterates, banishes; destroys, wipes out”) (compare Irish scrios (“scrape, tear, off; scratch out, erase, delete; destroy, ruin”)), from Old Irish scris, verbal noun of sceirtid (“strips, peels or scrapes off”).
- destroy, ruin, annihilate, decimate, demolish, devour, eradicate, erase, exterminate, extinguish, sack, waste, wreck