1. [18C–19C] payment for food at an inn.
2. [early 18C+] (also scrand, scranny, scrano) food, esp. various bits of food, left-overs, ‘broken victuals’ etc., thrown together for an impromptu meal or a meal taken onto their job by a labourer.
1. a beggar’s receptacle for the scraps of food they solicit.
2. [mid-19C+] any form of bag into which bits of food can be placed.
[1990s+] (Aus.) a cook.
[20C+] (Aus.) a mealtime.
[late 19C] something unappealling, distasteful, lit. ‘cold food’.
[1910s-40s] (Aus.) bad luck (to you)!