(Scar"ring) n. A scar; a mark.
We find upon the limestone rocks the scarrings of the ancient glacier which brought the bowlder here.Tyndall.
(Scar"ry) a. Bearing scars or marks of wounds.
(Scar"ry), a. [See 4th Scar.] Like a scar, or rocky eminence; containing scars. Holinshed.
(||Sca"rus) n. [L. See Scar a kind of fish.] (Zoöl.) A Mediterranean food fish (Sparisoma scarus)
of excellent quality and highly valued by the Romans; called also parrot fish.
(Sca"ry) n. [Prov. E. scare scraggy.] Barren land having only a thin coat of grass. [Prov. Eng.]
(Scar"y) a. [From Scare.]
1. Subject to sudden alarm. [Colloq. U. S.] Whittier.
2. Causing fright; alarming. [Colloq. U. S.]
(Scase"ly) adv. Scarcely; hardly. [Obs. or Colloq.] Robynson (More's Utopia)
(Scat) interj. Go away; begone; away; chiefly used in driving off a cat.
(Scat, Scatt), n. [Icel. skattr.] Tribute. [R.] "Seizing scatt and treasure." Longfellow.
(Scat), n. A shower of rain. [Prov. Eng.] Wright.
(Scatch) n. [F. escache.] A kind of bit for the bridle of a horse; called also scatchmouth.
(Scatch"es) n. pl. [OF. eschaces, F. échasses, fr. D. schaats a high-heeled shoe, a skate.
See Skate, for the foot.] Stilts. [Prov. Eng.]
(Scate) n. See Skate, for the foot.
(Scat"e*brous) a. [L. scatebra a gushing up of water, from scatere to bubble, gush.] Abounding
with springs. [Obs.]
(Scath) n. [Icel. skaði; akin to Dan. skade, Sw. skada, AS. sceaða, scaða, foe, injurer, OS. skaðo,
D. schade, harm, injury, OHG. scade, G. schade, schaden; cf. Gr. 'askhqh`s unharmed. Cf. Scathe,
v.] Harm; damage; injury; hurt; waste; misfortune. [Written also scathe.]
But she was somedeal deaf, and that was skathe.Chaucer.
Great mercy, sure, for to enlarge a thrall,Spenser.
Whose freedom shall thee turn to greatest scath.
Wherein Rome hath done you any scath,Shak.
Let him make treble satisfaction.
(Scathe Scath) (skath; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scathed (ska&thligd or skatht); p. pr. & vb. n.
Scathing ] [Icel. skaða; akin to AS. sceaðan, sceððan, Dan. skade, Sw. skada, D. & G. schaden, OHG.
scadon, Goth. skaþjan.] To do harm to; to injure; to damage; to waste; to destroy.
As when heaven's fireMilton.
Hath scathed the forest oaks or mountain pines.
Strokes of calamity that scathe and scorch the soul.W. Irving.