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

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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