Scatches
Scatches \Scatch"es\, n. pl. [OF. eschaces, F. ['e]chasses, fr. D. schaats a high-heeled shoe, a skate. See {Skate}, for the foot.] Stilts. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Roller skate — Skate Skate (sk[=a]t), n. [D. schaats. Cf. {Scatches}.] A metallic runner with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, made to be fastened under the foot, and used for moving rapidly on ice. [1913 Webster] Batavia rushes forth; and as they… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skate — (sk[=a]t), n. [D. schaats. Cf. {Scatches}.] A metallic runner with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, made to be fastened under the foot, and used for moving rapidly on ice. [1913 Webster] Batavia rushes forth; and as they sweep, On… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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