Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 19:41

stramash

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

stramash (third-person singular simple present stramashes, present participle stramashing, simple past and past participle stramashed)

  1. (UK, Scotland, dialect) To strike, beat, or bang; to break; to destroy.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain. Possibly colonial (?) from the Hindi 'tamasha' which also means 'a commotion' [Devanagari?]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stramash (plural stramashes)

  1. uproar, din
  2. turmoil; affray; a fight
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Barham to this entry?)