Skalp

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English scalp.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Skalp m (genitive Skalps or Skalpes, plural Skalpe)

  1. (historical) scalp (part of the skin of a slain enemy's head kept as a token)
  2. (figurative) a defeated enemy; a scalp

Usage notes[edit]

  • Generally not used in the broader sense of “skin where the hair grows”, for which Kopfhaut.

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