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scrumbs

[W Car.; by hypercorrection of initial consonant cluster of crumbs, or OED crumble crumb dial. or obs. 1820; also US dial. North ADD] n. sing. or pl. crumb. (Black)

◊ A large variety of forms with interesting dis­tribution appears in the following list: scrumbles (Nassau, Mayag.); crumbles, scrumples, scrumplings, scrambles (Andros); scrumblings (Long, White).

Tags: food, hypercorrection, noun

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Last update: 2011-08-05 19:51
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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