Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SKRINE, n. See quot. and Sowans. Ags. 1795  Stat. Acc.1 XII. 302:
In place of milk, they were necessitated to have recourse to the wretched substitute of skrine, or unboiled flummery, prepared from the refuse of oatmeal soaked in water.

[Orig. obscure.]

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