Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SCROAB, n. A variant of Eng. scrub, a stunted bush. Wgt. 1726  G. Fraser Lowland Lore (1880) 38:
Cutting and away taking of Whinds and Whin scroabs out of his parks of Clarie and pennynghame.

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"Scroab n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 10 Dec 2018 <>



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