skerrick

skerrick
Noun. A small amount. Cf. 'skerret'.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • skerrick — /sker ik/, n. Australian. a small piece or quantity; a bit: Not even a skerrick of cake was left. [1930 35; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • skerrick — noun A very small amount or portion, particularly used in the negative and chiefly in British and Australian English. And all I can think is that theyre seeing a crumb, a skerrick of what it once was …   Wiktionary

  • skerrick — /ˈskɛrɪk / (say skerik) noun a very small quantity; a scrap: not a skerrick left. {British dialect; origin obscure} …  

  • skerrick — n. (usu. with neg.) US & Austral. colloq. the smallest bit (not a skerrick left). Etymology: N.Engl. dial.; orig. uncert …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skerrick — an immeasurably small quantity …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • skerrick — Australian Slang an immeasurably small quantity …   English dialects glossary

  • skerrick — [ skɛrɪk] noun [usu. with negative] Austral./NZ informal the smallest bit. Origin C19 (also as Engl. sl. term meaning halfpenny ): of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • skerrick — sker·rick …   English syllables

  • English language — Language belonging to the Germanic languages branch of the Indo European language family, widely spoken on six continents. The primary language of the U.S., Britain, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and various Caribbean and Pacific… …   Universalium

  • List of townlands in County Monaghan — This is a link page for townlands in County Monaghan in the Republic of Ireland. In any such case where two or more townlands share the same name, the Civil Parish in which the townland lies is denoted directly afterward in brackets. NOTOC AAcres …   Wikipedia

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