Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 12/08/17 Scrimshank

Scrimshank (verb)
scrimshank [skrim-shangk]


verb (used without object), British Slang.
1. to avoid one's obligations or share of work; shirk.



Origin: First recorded in 1885-90; origin uncertain

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