another "scrunch"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sat Jul 8 03:45:46 UTC 2006

This antedates OED2 def. 2c (from _Huckleberry Finn_) by more than thirty years:

  1851 _Spirit of the Times_ (Feb. 8)  607:  And he scrunched down mitey hard.


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