Scathed
Scathe Scathe (sk[=a][th]; 277), Scath Scath (sk[a^]th; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scathed} (sk[=a][th]d or sk[a^]tht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scathing} (sk[=a][th]"[i^]ng or sk[a^]th"-).] [Icel. ska[eth]a; akin to AS. scea[eth]an, sce[eth][eth]an, Dan. skade, Sw. skada, D. & G. schaden, OHG. scad[=o]n, Goth. ska[thorn]jan.] To do harm to; to injure; to damage; to waste; to destroy. [1913 Webster]

As when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks or mountain pines. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Strokes of calamity that scathe and scorch the soul. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • scathed — index marred Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • scathed — un·scathed; …   English syllables

  • scathed — skeɪð n. damage, injury (especially that caused by scorching) v. injure or damage by scorching; criticize harshly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • un|scathed — «uhn SKAYTHD», adjective. not harmed; uninjured: »He escaped unscathed from the car wreck …   Useful english dictionary

  • un·scathed — /ˌʌnˈskeıðd/ adj, not used before a noun : not hurt, harmed, or damaged She escaped/emerged from the wreckage unscathed. The administration was left relatively unscathed by the scandal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scath — Scathe Scathe (sk[=a][th]; 277), Scath Scath (sk[a^]th; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scathed} (sk[=a][th]d or sk[a^]tht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scathing} (sk[=a][th] [i^]ng or sk[a^]th ).] [Icel. ska[eth]a; akin to AS. scea[eth]an, sce[eth][eth]an, Dan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scathe — (sk[=a][th]; 277), Scath Scath (sk[a^]th; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scathed} (sk[=a][th]d or sk[a^]tht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scathing} (sk[=a][th] [i^]ng or sk[a^]th ).] [Icel. ska[eth]a; akin to AS. scea[eth]an, sce[eth][eth]an, Dan. skade, Sw.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scathing — Scathe Scathe (sk[=a][th]; 277), Scath Scath (sk[a^]th; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scathed} (sk[=a][th]d or sk[a^]tht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scathing} (sk[=a][th] [i^]ng or sk[a^]th ).] [Icel. ska[eth]a; akin to AS. scea[eth]an, sce[eth][eth]an, Dan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unscathed — /un skaydhd /, adj. not scathed; unharmed; uninjured: She survived the accident unscathed. [1325 75; ME; see UN 1, SCATHED] Syn. unhurt, unscratched, untouched, safe, whole. * * * …   Universalium

  • unscathed — un scathed || ‚ʌn skeɪðd adj. not scathed, unharmed, undamaged, not hurt …   English contemporary dictionary

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