Skrimmage

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Skrimmage See Scrimmage.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Skrimmage Same as Scrimmage.
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Usage

In literature:

The skrimmage would be immense, only I shouldn't much care to stay and see it.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, December 4, 1841" by Various
What fresh skrimmage had you that you're in that state?
"The Hedge School; The Midnight Mass; The Donagh Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three" by William Carleton
The skrimmage would be immense, only I shouldn't much care to stay and see it.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
The skrimmage tuk place on the crik, whar we foun' them camped.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
Come, Mr Skrimmage, let us go on the quarter-deck, and see if the service is to be trifled with.
"The King's Own" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Had a little skrimmage with him myself.
"The Confidence-Man" by Herman Melville
The does wont count for much in a skrimmage.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
I guess we'll count some in a skrimmage.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
Thus the "skrimmage," as John Potter styled it, became general.
"The Story of the Rock" by R.M. Ballantyne
I don't know as ever I see a better skrimmage while it lasted.
"Out on the Pampas" by G. A. Henty
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In poetry:

But I've talked longer now 'n I hed any idee,
An' ther's others you want to hear more 'n you du me;
So I'll set down an' give thet 'ere bottle a skrimmage,
For I've spoke till I'm dry ez a real graven image.
"Speech Of Honourable Preserved Doe In Secret Caucus" by James Russell Lowell