verb (used without object), scurried, scurrying.
to go or move quickly or in haste.
verb (used with object), scurried, scurrying.
to send hurrying along.
noun, plural scurries.
a scurrying rush:
the scurry of little feet on the stairs.
a short run or race.
verb -ries, -rying, -ried
to move about or proceed hurriedly
(intransitive) to whirl about
noun (pl) -ries
the act or sound of scurrying
a brisk light whirling movement, as of snow
(horse racing) a short race or sprint
noun 1. a curve shaped like an S . scurve
noun 1. a curve shaped like an S .
noun 1. Pathology. a disease marked by swollen and bleeding gums, livid spots on the skin, prostration, etc., due to a diet lacking in vitamin C. adjective, scurvier, scurviest. 2. contemptible; despicable; mean: a scurvy trick. noun 1. a disease caused by a lack of vitamin C, characterized by anaemia, spongy gums, bleeding beneath the […]
noun 1. a plant, Cochlearia officinalis, of the mustard family, purported to be a remedy for scurvy. scurvy grass noun 1. any of various plants of the genus Cochlearia, esp C. officinalis, of Europe and North America, formerly used to treat scurvy: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)