Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 2005 supplement

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SCRAMMLE, v., n. Add to defin.: specif. the scatter of coins and/or sweets to children, esp. at a wedding.
Add quots.: Gsw. 1990 John and Willy Maley From the Calton to Catalonia 1:
Quick! There's a scramble in Parnie Street! The wee yin there's away wae a hauf-croon.
Edb. 1993:
A scramble is a scatter of money, marbles or sweets to an awaiting crowd.

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