scall

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Icelandic skalli, a bald head. Compare scald.

Noun[edit]

scall (plural scalls)

  1. A scurf or scabby disease, especially of the scalp.
    • Bible, Leviticus xiii. 30
      It is a dry scall, even a leprosy upon the head.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

scall (present analytic scallann, future analytic scallfaidh, verbal noun scalladh, past participle scallta)

  1. (cooking) to poach

Conjugation[edit]