(Scrimp"ing*ly), adv. In a scrimping manner.
(Scrimp"ness), n. The state of being scrimp.
(Scrimp"tion) n. A small portion; a pittance; a little bit. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
(Scrim"shaw`) v. t. To ornament, as shells, ivory, etc., by engraving, and (usually) rubbing
pigments into the incised lines. [Sailor's cant. U.S.]
(Scrim"shaw`), n. A shell, a whale's tooth, or the like, that is scrimshawed. [Sailor's cant,
(Scrine) n. [L. scrinium a case for books, letters, etc.: cf. OF. escrin, F. écrin. See Shrine.] A
chest, bookcase, or other place, where writings or curiosities are deposited; a shrine. [Obs.]
But laid them up in immortal scrine.Spenser.
(Scringe) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scringed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scringing ] [Cf. Cringe.] To cringe.
[Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]
(Scrip) n. [OE. scrippe, probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. & OSw. skreppa, and also LL. scrippum,
OF. esquerpe, escrepe, F. écharpe scarf. Cf. Scrap, Scarf a piece of dress.] A small bag; a wallet; a
satchel. [Archaic] Chaucer.
And in requital ope his leathern scrip.Milton.
(Scrip), n. [From script.]
1. A small writing, certificate, or schedule; a piece of paper containing a writing.
Call them generally, man by man, according to the scrip.Shak.
Bills of exchange can not pay our debts abroad, till scrips of paper can be made current coin.Locke.
2. A preliminary certificate of a subscription to the capital of a bank, railroad, or other company, or for a
share of other joint property, or a loan, stating the amount of the subscription and the date of the payment
of the installments; as, insurance scrip, consol scrip, etc. When all the installments are paid, the scrip
is exchanged for a bond share certificate.
3. Paper fractional currency. [Colloq.U.S.]
(Scrip"page) n. The contents of a scrip, or wallet. [Obs.] Shak.
(Script) n. [OE. scrit, L. scriptum something written, fr. scribere, scriptum to write: cf. OF. escript,
escrit, F. écrit. See Scribe, and cf. Scrip a writing.]
1. A writing; a written document. [Obs.] Chaucer.
2. (Print.) Type made in imitation of handwriting.
3. (Law) An original instrument or document.
4. Written characters; style of writing.