Scringe

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Scringe To cringe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • scringe To cringe.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Scringe skrinj to cringe.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Cringe
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A form of shrink.

Usage

In literature:

The way she made her way across the Broadway of America made me scringe.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
The cathedral scene won a round of applause, and kneeling at the altar, as children say, "I scringed" at the sound.
"Life on the Stage" by Clara Morris
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