scratcher


scratcher
I
Everyday English Slang in Ireland
n bed
II
Scottish Vernacular Dictionary
Bed (also may be described as 'pit'). Derived from the days when bedlice were common and constant sleeping companions.
III
Irish Slang
bed

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • scratcher — [ skratʃe ] v. <conjug. : 1> • 1906; de l angl. to scratch « rayer » ♦ Sport V. tr. Rayer le nom de (un joueur qui ne se présente pas à temps). ♢ V. intr. Refuser de participer à une épreuve, en ne se présentant pas à temps. ● scratcher… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Scratcher — Scratch er, n. One who, or that which, scratches; specifically (Zo[ o]l.), any rasorial bird. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scratcher — scratch ► VERB 1) make a long mark or wound on (a surface) with something sharp or pointed. 2) rub (a part of one s body) with one s fingernails to relieve itching. 3) (of a bird or mammal) rake the ground with the beak or claws in search of food …   English terms dictionary

  • scratcher — noun see scratch I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scratcher — a trawler that fishes as close as possible to the three mile limit and so is able to land catches more frequently (Scottish dialect) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • scratcher — See scratch. * * * …   Universalium

  • scratcher — noun a) A piece of equipment used for scratching a part of ones body. b) Someone who scratches …   Wiktionary

  • Scratcher — Грабштихель …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • scratcher — ● vt. ou vp. ►ARGOT Variante de crash, orientée plutôt matériel et pas logiciel …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • scratcher — n British a match, in the jargon of prisoners since the early years of the 20th century …   Contemporary slang