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Scaffold

Scaf´fold
n.1.A temporary structure of timber, boards, etc., for various purposes, as for supporting workmen and materials in building, for exhibiting a spectacle upon, for holding the spectators at a show, etc.
2.Specifically, a stage or elevated platform for the execution of a criminal; as, to die on the scaffold.
That a scaffold of execution should grow a scaffold of coronation.
- Sir P. Sidney.
3.(Metal.) An accumulation of adherent, partly fused material forming a shelf, or dome-shaped obstruction, above the tuyères in a blast furnace.
v. t.1.To furnish or uphold with a scaffold.
Noun1.scaffold - a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)
2.scaffold - a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers
Verb1.scaffold - provide with a scaffold for support; "scaffold the building before painting it"
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