Scourage to Scraping
(Scour"age) n. Refuse water after scouring.
1. One who, or that which, scours.
2. A rover or footpad; a prowling robber.
In those days of highwaymen and scourers.Macaulay.
(Scourge) n. [F. escourgée, fr. L. excoriata (sc. scutica) a stripped off fr. excoriare to strip,
to skin. See Excoriate.]
1. A lash; a strap or cord; especially, a lash used to inflict pain or punishment; an instrument of punishment
or discipline; a whip.
Up to coach then goesChapman.
The observed maid, takes both the scourge and reins.
2. Hence, a means of inflicting punishment, vengeance, or suffering; an infliction of affliction; a punishment.
Sharp scourges of adversity.Chaucer.
What scourge for perjuryShak.
Can this dark monarchy afford false Clarence?
(Scourge), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scourged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scourging ] [From Scourge, n.: cf.
1. To whip severely; to lash.
Is it lawful for you to scourge a . . . Roman?Acts xxii. 25.
2. To punish with severity; to chastise; to afflict, as for sins or faults, and with the purpose of correction.
Whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.Heb. xii. 6.
3. To harass or afflict severely.
To scourge and impoverish the people.Brougham.
(Scour"ger) n. One who scourges or punishes; one who afflicts severely.
The West must own the scourger of the world.Byron.
(Scourse) v. t. See Scorse. [Obs.]
(Scouse) n. (Naut.) A sailor's dish. Bread scouse contains no meat; lobscouse contains meat,
etc. See Lobscouse. Ham. Nav. Encyc.
(Scout) n. [Icel. skuta a small craft or cutter.] A swift sailing boat. [Obs.]
So we took a scout, very much pleased with the manner and conversation of the passengers.Pepys.
(Scout), n. [Icel. skuta to jut out. Cf. Scout to reject.] A projecting rock. [Prov. Eng.] Wright.
(Scout) v. t. [Icel. skuta a taunt; cf. Icel. skuta to jut out, skota to shove, skjota to shoot, to
shove. See Shoot.] To reject with contempt, as something absurd; to treat with ridicule; to flout; as, to
scout an idea or an apology. "Flout 'em and scout 'em." Shak.