Al Pacino comes dressed in black and gray, wearing multiple bracelets and an unkempt tuft of hair poking up from his scalp.
Walker flinches instinctively at the loud blast and the sound of a wicked crack over his scalp—right inside his hair.
Shivering, she sat up in bed and ran a hand across her scalp.
You see people in war paint or doing the tomahawk chop and saying, “scalp him.”
Promoters and artists pass them out to VIPs, who sometimes turn around and scalp them.
Jist open the box then, and if I don't take the scalp off him, call me a black man!
Is he a stone that goes to the bottom, or does the scalp burn his head?
Henry wasn't with the car, at that moment, but was hoofing it into Ash Fork from the hills, glad to have his scalp with him.
Ice was applied to his scalp, and the life of his benefactor was saved.
To cleanse the head from lice, rub the scalp and saturate the hair with kerosene.
mid-14c., "top of the head (including hair)," presumably from a Scandinavian source (though exact cognates are wanting) related to Old Norse skalli "a bald head," skalpr "sheath, scabbard,"from the source of scale (n.1). French scalpe, German, Danish, Swedish skalp are from English. Meaning "head skin and hair as proof of death or a victory trophy" is from c.1600.
"to cut off (someone's) scalp," 1670s, from scalp (n.), originally in reference to North American Indians. For ticket re-selling sense, see scalper. Related: Scalped; scalping. Cf. German skalpern, Danish skalpere, Swedish skalpera. French scalper is from Germanic. Similarity to Latin scalpere "to cut, carve" is accidental.
The skin covering the top of the head.
To sell tickets at a higher than normal or legal price (1883+)