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  • noun Plural form of scurrier.


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  • They march all day, stopping for a meal at noon, spies and scurriers going ahead of them to learn the whereabouts of Tudor and the two Stanley armies, then in the evening Richard commands his army to halt, just outside the village of Atherstone.

    The Red Queen Philippa Gregory 2010

  • They, not the humans, were the scurriers now, carrying their own belongings, packs stuffed with food, as they prepared to flee.

    The Irda Baker, Linda P. 1995

  • With such a big household to feed, small avian species and burrowing animals, scurriers and the variety of rabbit that had adapted well to Aurigae were welcome additions to protein requirements, not always as well satisfied by the huge gardens.

    Damia's Children McCaffrey, Anne 1993

  • Rojer gave her credit for that on the way home, with ten braces apiece of avians, rabbits and scurriers, which had the most delicious flesh if you caught them young enough.

    Damia's Children McCaffrey, Anne 1993

  • As Ed followed along it, he began to notice a few more signs of life -- birds, small scurriers on the ground and in tree tops -- and this set him thinking.

    Cat and Mouse Ralph Williams

  • The beast-men threw stones until Parr told them to stop -- he could not help but wonder if those scurriers had once been men.

    The Devil's Asteroid Manly Wade Wellman 1944

  • The likes of Glenn Whelan, Rory Delap and Dean Whitehead are sturdy scurriers but lack the wit to regularly prise open defences, and Andy Wilkinson and the currently injured Danny Higginbotham, though solid defenders and threats from set-pieces, add little by way of overlap or unpredictability going forward.

    The Guardian World News Paul Doyle 2011

  • He must have some secret source of scurriers the amount he's bringing in. "

    Damia's Children McCaffrey, Anne 1993

  • Udar Kishrit and the other members of the Masra’et paused now and then to detain one of the scurriers.



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