Definition of scran in English:

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scran

Pronunciation: /skran/

noun

[mass noun] dialect
Food: we canny go out on an empty belly—any chance of some scran?
More example sentences
  • In only three hours with the food guru they whipped up some lovely scran.
  • It was nice scran too, although the ham sandwiches were a bit chewy.
  • We found a nice little French restaurant in an out of the way back street that served up a decent bit of scran with a pleasant drop of plonk to boot.

Origin

Early 18th century (denoting a bill at an inn): of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with scran

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