Smoke's face, wherever the skin showed, was black and purple and scabbed from repeated frost-bite.
He was aware, also, of the dirt, which scabbed and crusted everything.
The scabbed head is often exceedingly difficult to cure, and sometimes, indeed, the cure proves worse than the disease.
You know as well as I do that the Big Six scabbed on the pressmen.
Working on the roof in the sun, his lips got all scabbed and broken.
The inside has rather the look of meat, for it is reddish and all streaked and scabbed with this pox and with discoloured chalk.
Anbury causes a scabbed and broken skin, and tubercular growths on the roots and at the base of the bulb.
I' faith, I see beards are infectious as well as scabbed lips.
Fumitory helps such as are itchy and scabbed, helps Rickets, madness, and quartain agues.
On arrival there the external wounds were scabbed over, and a large tumour existed beneath the entrance wound.
mid-13c., "skin disease," developed from Old English sceabb "scab, itch" (related to scafan "to shave, scrape, scratch") and from Old Norse skabb "scab, itch," both from Proto-Germanic *skab- "scratch, shave," from PIE *(s)kep- "to cut, scrape, hack" (see scabies). Sense reinforced by cognate Latin scabies "scab, itch, mange" (from scabere "to scratch").
Meaning "crust which forms over a wound or sore" is first attested c.1400. Meaning "strikebreaker" first recorded 1806, from earlier sense of "person who refuses to join a trade union" (1777), probably from meaning "despicable person" (1580s), possibly borrowed in this sense from Middle Dutch.
A crust formed from and covering a healing wound.
Scabies or mange in domestic animals or livestock, especially sheep.
A nonunion worker, esp one who attempts to break a strike; fink (1777+)