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scar·bor·ough warn·ing

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  1. scarborough warning

    A taking - or being taken - by complete surprise.

    In fine Alceste by his value brought My father and his friends to such distresse, They took them to a fort with such small treasure, As in so Scarbrow warning they had leisure

    Submitted by anonymous on May 10, 2020  

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  1. Scarborough Warning

    A warning given too late to be taken advantage of. In 1557 Thomas Stafford seized Scarborough Castle before the townsfolk had the least intelligence of his approach. After taking possession he advised them to fly from the town and leave their belongings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scarborough warning in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scarborough warning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • Peter Whisson
    A taking - or being raken - by complete surprise In Orlando Furioso Book 34 Stanza 22 (Harington translation) "In fine Alceste by his value brought My father and his friends to such distresse, They took them to a fort with such small treasure As in so Scarbrow warning they had leisure." 
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  • Dennis Nowland
    In my house a Scarborough warning was given to me by my parents when I was a child. Basically, if we were going anywhere it was a warning to behave myself otherwise I would get a clip around the earhole. Guess what I behaved myself. Guesss what it did me no harm at all. 
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