Scold Scold, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scolding}.] [Akin to D. schelden, G. schelten, OHG. sceltan, Dan. skielde.] To find fault or rail with rude clamor; to brawl; to utter harsh, rude, boisterous rebuke; to chide sharply or coarsely; -- often with at; as, to scold at a servant. [1913 Webster]

Pardon me, lords, 't is the first time ever I was forced to scold. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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