Scrawl, v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Scrawled (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Scrawling.] [Probably corrupted from scrabble.] To
draw or mark awkwardly and irregularly; to write hastily and
carelessly; to scratch; to scribble; as, to scrawl a
His name, scrawled by himself.
Scrawl (skrôl), n. Unskillful
or inelegant writing; that which is unskillfully or inelegantly
The left hand will make such a scrawl, that it
will not be legible. Arbuthnot.
You bid me write no more than a scrawl to
Scrawl, v. i. To write unskillfully
Though with a golden pen you
Scrawl (?), v. i. See
Crawl. [Obs.] Latimer.