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Scald

Pronunciation: skăld or skạld; 277
v. t.1.To burn with hot liquid or steam; to pain or injure by contact with, or immersion in, any hot fluid; as, to scald the hand.
[imp. & p. p. Scalded; p. pr. & vb. n. Scalding.]
Mine own tears
Do scald like molten lead.
- Shak.
Here the blue flames of scalding brimstone fall.
- Cowley.
2.To expose to a boiling or violent heat over a fire, or in hot water or other liquor; as, to scald milk or meat.
n.1.A burn, or injury to the skin or flesh, by some hot liquid, or by steam.
a.1.Affected with the scab; scabby.
2.Scurvy; paltry; as, scald rhymers.
Scald crow
(Zool.) the hooded crow.
Scald head
(Med.) a name popularly given to several diseases of the scalp characterized by pustules (the dried discharge of which forms scales) and by falling out of the hair.
n.1.Scurf on the head. See Scall.
1.One of the ancient Scandinavian poets and historiographers; a reciter and singer of heroic poems, eulogies, etc., among the Norsemen; more rarely, a bard of any of the ancient Teutonic tribes.
A war song such as was of yore chanted on the field of battle by the scalds of the yet heathen Saxons.
- Sir W. Scott.
Noun1.scald - a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
2.scald - the act of burning with steam or hot water
Verb1.scald - subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
Synonyms: blister, whip
2.scald - treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
3.scald - heat to the boiling point; "scald the milk"
4.scald - burn with a hot liquid or steam; "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"
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