sculd

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From back-formation of sculding. Related to Norwegian skulding (accusation).

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

sculd (third-person singular simple present sculds, present participle sculding, simple past and past participle sculded)

  1. (transitive, UK dialectal, Scotland) To accuse (someone) of wrong-doing, especially under the procedure known as sculding.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Related to Old Norse skilja (to divide).

Noun[edit]

sculd (plural sculds)

  1. (rare, UK dialectal) A parting.

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb sculan

Noun[edit]

sculd f

  1. debt