Definition of scran in English:



mass noundialect
  • Food.

    ‘we canny go out on an empty belly—any chance of some scran?’
    • ‘Then again, the gluttony factor is probably less to do with location than their all-new menu, stuffed to the margins with tantalising Italian scran.’
    • ‘We found a nice little French restaurant in an out of the way back street that served up a decent bit of scran with a pleasant drop of plonk to boot.’
    • ‘It was nice scran too, although the ham sandwiches were a bit chewy.’
    • ‘In only three hours with the food guru they whipped up some lovely scran.’
    • ‘After a good shop we hit the local for a bit of scran, and a few bevvies of course.’
    food, food and drink, fare, cooking, cuisine, sustenance, nutriment, nourishment, nutrition
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Early 18th century (denoting a bill at an inn): of unknown origin.