Scarring Scar"ring, n. A scar; a mark. [1913 Webster]

We find upon the limestone rocks the scarrings of the ancient glacier which brought the bowlder here. --Tyndall. [1913 Webster]

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  • Scarring — Scar Scar, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scarred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scarring}.] To mark with a scar or scars. [1913 Webster] Yet I ll not shed her blood; Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow. Shak. [1913 Webster] His cheeks were deeply scarred.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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