from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Middle English form of scrub.
  • A Middle English form of scrub.


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  • Shrubb is the same word, and Shropshire is for Anglo-Sax. scrob-scire.

    The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley 1909

  • 'from [root] skrabh = to dig, whence scrob-s and scrofa =' the grubber, '

    The Last Poems of Ovid 43 BC-18? Ovid

  • Personally, I would far rather holiday in Turkey, Bulgaria, or even Moldova (Chisinau is one of Europe's less well discovered cities, but they do a good local dish called 'scrob cu mamaliga'.

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