Scald Scald, a. [For scalled. See {Scall}.] 1. Affected with the scab; scabby. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Scurvy; paltry; as, scald rhymers. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Scald crow} (Zo["o]l.), the hooded crow. [Ireland]

{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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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