scalder

scald

3 [skawld]
adjective Archaic.
1.
Also, scalled. scabby; scurvy.
noun
2.
a scab.

Origin:
1490–1500; scall + -ed3

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scald1 (skɔːld)
 
vb
1.  to burn or be burnt with or as if with hot liquid or steam
2.  (tr) to subject to the action of boiling water, esp so as to sterilize
3.  (tr) to heat (a liquid) almost to boiling point
4.  (tr) to plunge (tomatoes, peaches, etc) into boiling water briefly in order to skin them more easily
 
n
5.  the act or result of scalding
6.  an abnormal condition in plants, characterized by discoloration and wrinkling of the skin of the fruits, caused by exposure to excessive sunlight, gases, etc
 
[C13: via Old Norman French from Late Latin excaldāre to wash in warm water, from calida (aqua) warm (water), from calēre to be warm]
 
'scalder1
 
n

scald2 (skɔːld)
 
n
a variant spelling of skald

scald3 (skɔːld)
 
adj
1.  scabby
 
n
2.  a scab or a skin disease producing scabs
 
[C16: from scall]

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scald
early 13c., from O.N.Fr. escalder (O.Fr. eschalder, Fr. échauder) "to scald," from L.L. excaldare "bathe in hot water," from L. ex- "off" + calidus "hot" (see calorie).
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scald (skôld)
v. scald·ed, scald·ing, scalds
To burn with a hot liquid or steam. n.
A body injury caused by scalding.

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