sculd

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal, Scotland) To accuse (someone) of wrongdoing, 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, Britain dialectal) A parting.

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the Old High German verb sculan

Noun[edit]

sculd f

  1. debt

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