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Scab nA hard, dry skin or crust formed on the surface of a healing wound or sore. 2. A contagious disease among sheep, resembling mange, scabies. 3. a bacterial disease among plants with warty growths forming on the stems. 4. a workman who does not belong to or will not join a labour union; a strikebreaker; scabbing.
Scabwort nOld name for the plant: "Scabiosa major." Other names include: Horse-heal and Inula helenium.
Scat n Treasure, money. 2. tax, tribute, impost.
Scathe nOne who works harmer, a malefactor, wretch, fiend, 2. hurt, harm, damage, physical hurt. 3. Something which wroughts injury and harm, supposingly produced from witchcraft. 4. an injury, damage or loss from which legal compensation is claimed; also cost or expenses incurred by the claiming.
Scathe vbTo injure or destroy by fire, lightning or similar thing. 2. to scorch, sear, wither.
Scathing adjHarmful, dangerous, injurious, damaging, wounding, hurtful, withering, searing. 2. subject to pecuniary loss. 3. invectively sharp, cutting, searing, withering, damaging.
Scathe-deed nA harmful action or hurtful deed.
Scathe-fire nA conflgration, inferno, holocaust.
Scatheless adjWithout scathe, unharmful.
Scathel adjInjurious, harmful, dangerous.
Scathe-taking nTo engage in, indulge in, or inflict in a dangerous or harmful act, injury upon another.
Sceat nA coin or denomination of money, see scat
Schelchene nA female servant.
Schule vbTo look obliquely.
Scinn (skin) nOf men's clothing, from skin (n.) + tight (adj.).skin - ca.1200, "animal hide" (usually dressed and tanned), from Old Norse skinn "animal hide, fur," from Proto-Germanic *skintha- (cognates: Old English scinn (rare), Old High German scinten, German schinden "to flay, skin;" German dialectal schind "skin of a fruit," Flemish schinde "bark"), from PIE *sken- "to cut off"
Scop nA poet, minstral.
Score vb To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash 2. especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally. 3. to mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge. 4. to engrave, as upon a shield. 5. to make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game. 6. to write down in proper order and arrangement; as to score an overture for an orchestra 7. to mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.
Score n A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally, mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account. 9. an account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence,indebtedness. 2. Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf. 3. the number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number. 4. A distance of twenty yards; -- a term used in ancient archery and gunnery. 5. A weight of twenty pounds. 6. The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket. 7. A line drawn; a groove or furrow.
Scot nOne of the ancient Gaelic-speaking people, first known to history as inhabitants of Ireland. 2. a native of Scotland.
Scot nA payment or contribution, "reckoning" esp. a payment for entertainment or one's share of such payment; chiefly in the phrases: (lit & fig.) " to pay for one's scot."
Scot vbTo lay a person or property under contribution of scot. 2. to share, to participate, assess.
Scot-ale nAn "ale" or festival at which ale was drunk at the invitation of the lord of the manor or of a forester or other bailiff, for which ale as a forced contribution was levied.
Scot-free adjExempt from taxes, imposts, charges, etc.
Scot-thedenPeople of the Scots; scot-lede: people or language of the Scots.
Scottish adjOf or belonging to Scotland, especially of persons of scottish nationality, birth or descent.
Scrape vbTo make level, smooth or clean or do damage to, by rubbing, pushing, a hard edge over a surface; scrape off, erase, scrape over, scrape away and scrape out by scraping. 2. touching or almost touching. 3. get something moved by making a rough sound. 4. to make use of money with great care: scrape together or get bit by bit. 5. just succeed in achieving your aim or goal in scraping through.
Scrat nHermaphrodite.
Scree vbTo glide.
Screpe vbTo erase, scratch off; see "Scrape."
Scrithe vbOE : To go, pass, creep, wander. 2. to glide, fall or lapse. 3. to urge, entreat.
Scrithing ppgoing, passing, gliding, wandering, roving, fleeting
Scrithel nRoving, wander, glide, fleetness.
Scug nOriginally shadow, the shade, shelter afforded by a rock, tree, bush or like; hence a shelter. 2. fig, a cloak, pretence, outward show. 2. a squirrel: "a shadow tail." NB: also spelt "skug"
Scug vbTo take shelter or skug. 2. to shade, shelter, screen, protect. 3. to take cover, shelter. 4. to hide, conceal oneself.
Scuggy adjShady, gloomy, skuggish, scuggish
Scythe nLong curved blade with long curved hand-bit worked with the hands to cut grass, crops, etc.

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