5ME scalden < NormFr escalder, for OFr eschalder < LL excaldare, to wash in warm water < L ex3, intens. + calidus, hot, akin to calere, to be warm: see CALORIE6
1 to burn or injure with hot liquid or steam
2 to heat almost to the boiling point
3 to use boiling liquid on; specif., a) to sterilize by the use of boiling liquid b) to loosen the skin of (fruit, etc.), the feathers of (poultry), or the like, by the use of boiling water
to be or become scalded
1 a burn or injury caused by scalding
2 the act or an instance of scalding
3 short for SUNSCALD
var. of SKALD
scalding, scaler, scallions
scallom rod with thin or spliced end used to form base or frame of baskets
(from Forthright’s Phrontistery)
scalpriform shaped like a chisel (also from Phrontistery)
scandalous, scandiu;m (an element), scansorial, scant, scapular, scarab, scarf, scatheless,, scathing,
pl. scaups or scaup 5obs. var. of scalp, mussel bed: prob. so named from eating habits6 any of several wild ducks of the same genus (Aythya) as the redhead, canvasback, etc.: also scaup duck
"skazon", a iambic meter with a halting, comic effect.
schalstein - a geologic layer for which I could not find a definition or description
schismatical - tending to be devisive
schlich - a family name. Nothing else found.
schneider - German for tailor. Also a rummy (card game) term
schnell - German, = fast, rapid
schokker - dozens of site giving it as family name. Couldn’t find a definition.
scholasticism, school (oh, ye Gods, and little fishes!) schoolboyinsh,
pl. 3chies 5Gr skiamachia < skia, shadow (see SHINE) + machein, to fight (see 3MACHY)6 a fighting with shadows or imaginary enemies
sciapodous - Remember Fats Waller, “Your feet’s too big”
sciapodous, adjective, having very large feet, ... He was more qualified than
5< L sciolus, smatterer, dim. of scius, knowing < scire, to know: see SCIENCE6 superficial knowledge or learning
Zool. covered with a hard outer tissue, as of horny scales or plates
Also a medical term
Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Aves; Order: Charadriiformes;
Family: Scolopacidae; Genus Limnodromus; Species: Limnodromus scolopaceus. ...
scopious - from M-W, synonym for extensive, wide
scorch, scoring, scornfully, scour, scoured, scourged ,scowl, scrapbook scrape, scrappy, scratchy, screamer, screech, screed, scribbling (Oh, Christ, that this should be!)
*courtesy of Coleridge's Ancient Mariner:
The very deep did rot : O Christ !
That ever this should be !
Yea, slimy things did crawl with legs
Upon the slimy sea