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Scab nO.E sceabb: roughness of skin. A 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. 5. a wound in a tree covered by later growth.
Scabbiness nThe property of being scabby; of having or being covered with scabs.
Scab-like nResembling a scab (incrustation) or some aspect of one.
Scabby adjAffected with scabs; full of scabs. 2. diseased with the scab, or mange; mangy.
Scabwort nOld name for the plant: "Scabiosa major." Other names include: Horse-heal and Inula helenium.
Scat nTreasure, money. 2. tax, tribute, impost.
Scathe nO.E sceathan ?: One who works harm, a malefactor, wretch, fiend, 2. hurt, harm, damage, physical hurt. 3. Something which wrought injury and harm, supposedly 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. with invective sharp, cutting, searing, withering, damaging.
Scathe-deed nA harmful action or hurtful deed.
Scathe-fire nA conflagration, inferno, holocaust.
Scatheful adjHurtful, injurious.
Scathefulness nHurtfulness, destructiveness, disadvantage.
Scatheless adjWithout scathing, not harmful, unhurt, undamaged.
Scathel adjInjurious, harmful, dangerous.
Scathe-taking nTo engage in, indulge in, or inflict in a dangerous or harmful act, injury upon another.
Scathing adjDamaging, cutting, biting. 2. withering, blasting, unsparing.
Scathingly advIn a scathing manner.
Sceat nA coin or denomination of money, see scat
Schelchene nA female servant.
School nLoan word from Greek (skole) US Canada - an institution dedicated to teaching and learning; an educational institution.. 2. an educational institution providing primary and secondary education, prior to tertiary education (college or university). 3. within a larger educational institution, an organizational unit, such as a department or institute, which is dedicated to a specific subject area. 3. the followers of a particular doctrine; a particular way of thinking or particular doctrine; a school of thought. 4. the time during which classes are attended or in session in an educational institution
School vbTo educate, teach, or train (often, but not necessarily, in a school.) 2. to defeat emphatically, to teach an opponent a harsh lesson. 3. to control, or compose, one's expression.
School phr"Go to School" - begin one's education. 2. attend lessons.
School phr"Leave School" - finish one's education.
School phr"Of the Old School" - belonging to an old-fashioned , traditional school.
School phr"School of Hard Knocks" - the source of an education, consisting of a real-world experience with its adversity.
School phr"School of Thought" - an opinion, subscribed to by some connected or arbitrary groups.
School phr"Tell Tales Out Of School" - break a confidence, reveal a secret.
Schoolboard nA public body set up in each town, to administer local education.
Schoolbook nA textbook, used or prepared for use in school.
Schoolbookish adjOf a book, pedantic, dry.
Schoolchild nA child or young person attending school or of an age to attend school.
Schoolcraft nLearning.
Schoolday nA day which the public schools are open, usually synonymous with week days.
Schooldays nThe period of one's life when one attends school, particularly primary school (as opposed to high school or college days). 2. one's childhood, youth and schoolday in retrospect.
Schoolfellow nOne who attends the same school.
Schoolfriend nA friend at one's school.
Schoolgoer nOne who attends school.
SchoolgoingadjAttending school.
Schoolhouse nA building, housing a school, especially a small or single-room school
Schooling nTraining or instruction. 2. institutional education, attendance at school.
Schoolish adjOf or pertaining to school; scholastic. 2. characteristic of school rather than real life; pedantic, pedagogical
Schoolishly advIn a schoolish manner.
Schoolishness nThe state or condition of being schoolish.
School-leaver nA teenager who is about to leave or who has left school.
Schoolman nA dictor in the Middle Ages versed scholasticism.
Schoolmaster nHeadmaster, principal.
Schoolroom nA classroom, a room in a school used for instruction.
Schoolrun nIncreased traffic due to the number of parents taking or collecting their children to and from school by car.
Schoolship nA vessel used for the training and education of sailors. 2. a vessel used as a reformatory.
School teacher nA teacher working in a school.
School-teacherish adjResembling or stereotypical school teacher in some way, pedantic, patronizing.
School-time nTime spent in school, classtime, schooldays.
Schoolward adjWhich leads back to school.
Schoolward advTowards school.
Schoolwear nClothes designed to be worn at school.
Schoolyear nThe academic year.
Schule vbTo look obliquely.
Scinn (skin) nEtymology:? - of 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, bard, minstrel; shop.
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.
score phr"Even the Score" - get one back for some past action.
Score phr"Go Off at Score" - to start off well.
Score phr"Have a Score to Settle" - have reason to revenge oneself. 2. settle an old score.
Score phr"In Score" - having the parts for different instruments, in proper arrangement and methodically arranged.
Score phr"Keep Score" - register the score as it is made.
Score phr"Know the Score" - be aware of the essential fact.
Score phr"On That Score" - for the reason, because of.
Score phr"Score Off" - gain the advantage over.
Score phr"Score Out" - draw a line through.
Score phr"Score Under" - underline
Score phr"See the Score" - appreciate the reality of a situation.
Scoreboard nA large board that displays the score in a game or contest.

(cricket) 2. a similar board that also displays each batsman's score, and many statistics and pieces of information. 3. (by extension) A listing of various similar entities along with their property; properties, such as status or rank.

Scorebook nA book in which the score for a game or sport is noted.
Score box nIn cricket, an enclosed structure in which scorers sit; often behind the scoreboard.
Score-keeper nSomeone who keeps track of the score of a sporting event or other contest.
Score-keeping nThe keeping of the score.
Scorelessly advIn a scoreless way.
Scoreline nA line in a newspaper or other publication giving the score in a sporting match.
Score-off nThe action or result off someone (a rebuttal; a point won).
Scorer nOne who keeps score in a sporting match; a scorekeeper.
Scoresheet nA sheet of paper (or similar)on which a score is kept and by extension a list of persons who have scored.
Score string nIn billiards, a wire string of beads and hung horizontally above or near the table which is used to keep score.
Score writer nA computer program for creating and editing a musical score.
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 phr"Scot and Lot" - thee rough equivalent of the modern municipal rates,ie the payment by householders for local and national purposes..
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 advUnharmed, unpunished. 2 untaxed, without payment
Scotch-thistle nThe national emblem of Scotland.
Scotch-mist nVery fine rain.
Scot-free adjExempt from taxes, imposts, charges, etc.
Scot-thede nPeople 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.
Scrape phr"Scrape Along" - to manage to exist.
Scrape phr"Scrape Down" - to show disapproval of a public speaker by scraping the feet along the floor.
Scrape phr"Scrape Through" - just succeed.
Scrape-good adjMiserly, stingy.
Scrape-penny nA miserly, stingy person.
Scraper nOne who scrapes, a miser, fiddler. 2. a metal bar for scrape the mud off boots. 3. any tool with a thin steel blade used for scraping.
Scraping nThe act of one who scrapes. 2. the harsh noise made by scraping.
Scraping-ground nA place which deer go to scrape or rub the velvet off their antlers
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.
Scythe nLong curved blade with long curved hand-bit worked with the hands to cut grass, crops, etc.
Scythe-like adjResembling a scythe or some aspecty of one.
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