scran


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scran

(skræn)
n
1. slang food; provisions
2. bad scran to dialect Irish bad luck to
[C18: of unknown origin]
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Scran

 a collection of things to eat; the provisions for a picnic; food carried by labourers to the field, 1887; broken or unpleasant food.
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Translations

scran

[skræn] N (Brit) → comida f
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Users in Scottish schools can log in through Glow, or through their SCRAN account.
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