scrogs

 blackthorn. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • scrogs — Cleveland Dialect List stunted bushes, low growing brushwood …   English dialects glossary

  • scrog — scroggy, adj. /skrog/, n. Scot. and North Eng. 1. any naturally short or stunted tree or bush, as a crab apple tree or blackthorn bush. 2. scrogs, underbrush; brushwood. [1350 1400; ME skrogg; prob. akin to SCRAG] * * * …   Universalium

  • scroggie — scroggˈie or scroggˈy adjective 1. Covered with scrogs 2. Stunted • • • Main Entry: ↑scrog …   Useful english dictionary

  • scroggy — scroggˈie or scroggˈy adjective 1. Covered with scrogs 2. Stunted • • • Main Entry: ↑scrog …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrog|gy — «SKROG ee», adjective, gi|er, gi|est. Scottish. 1. full of scrogs. 2. = stunted. (Cf. ↑stunted) …   Useful english dictionary

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