2 [skeyp]
noun, verb (used with object), verb (used without object), scaped, scaping. Archaic.
Also, 'scape. Unabridged
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scape1 (skeɪp)
1.  a leafless stalk in plants that arises from a rosette of leaves and bears one or more flowers
2.  zoology a stalklike part, such as the first segment of an insect's antenna
[C17: from Latin scāpus stem, from (Doric) Greek skapos; see shaft]

scape or 'scape2 (skeɪp)
vb, —n
an archaic word for escape
'scape or 'scape2
vb, —n

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Word Origin & History

"scenery view," 1773, abstracted from landscape (q.v.); as a new comb. element, first attested use is 1796, in prisonscape.

c.1275, aphetic form of escape; frequent in prose till late 17c.
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