Q: "scrug", a noun from circa 1676?

John McChesney-Young jmccyoung at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 4 03:23:45 UTC 2010

The EDD s.v. "scrog" sb.^2 offers "A quarrel, dispute."




On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 7:12 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

> Can anyone suggest what "scrug" might be in the following? Â A variant
> spelling of something?
> After describing an Indian attack in King Philip's War (circa 1676),
> an observer wondered "what god in such a scrug Intends"....

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