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Pronunciation : Scrawl
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: See Crawl. [Obs.] Latimer.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Scrawl
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Probably corrupted from scrabble.]
Definition : Defn: To draw or mark awkwardly and irregularly; to write hastily and carelessly; to scratch; to scribble; as, to scrawl a letter. His name, scrawled by himself. Macaulay.

t. [imp. & p. p. Scrawled; p. pr. & vb. n. Scrawling.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Scrawl
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To write unskillfully and inelegantly. Though with a golden pen you scrawl. Swift.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Scrawl
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: Unskillful or inelegant writing; that which is unskillfully or inelegantly written. The left will make such a scrawl, that it will not be legible. Arbuthnot. You bid me write no more than a scrawl to you. Gray.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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