scar cement


a footing or ledge formed by a setoff in a wall.

1495–1505; obsolete scarce to lessen (verbal derivative of scarce) + -ment Unabridged
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scarcement (ˈskɛəsmənt)
a ledge in a wall
[C16: probably from obsolete sense of scarce to reduce + -ment]

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