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Scalp

Pronunciation: skălp
n.1.A bed of oysters or mussels.
1.That part of the integument of the head which is usually covered with hair.
2.A part of the skin of the head, with the hair attached, cut or torn off from an enemy by the Indian warriors of North America, as a token of victory.
3.Fig.: The top; the summit.
Scalp lock
a long tuft of hair left on the crown of the head by the warriors of some tribes of American Indians.
v. t.1.To deprive of the scalp; to cut or tear the scalp from the head of.
[imp. & p. p. Scalped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scalping.]
2.(Surg.) To remove the skin of.
We must scalp the whole lid [of the eye].
- J. S. Wells.
3.(Milling) To brush the hairs or fuzz from, as wheat grains, in the process of high milling.
v. i.1.To make a small, quick profit by slight fluctuations of the market; - said of brokers who operate in this way on their own account.
Noun1.scalp - the skin that covers the top of the head; "they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy"
Verb1.scalp - sell illegally, as on the black market
2.scalp - remove the scalp of; "The enemies were scalped"
bark, be caught short, be short, belong, bucket, bucketshop, decorticate, deposit margin, excoriate, flay, go long, hold on, make a killing, make a scoop, margin up, miss the market, operate, overstay the market, pare, peel, play the market, plunge, pyramid, scoop the market, skin, speculate, stag, stag the market, strip, take a flier, trade on margin, venture
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