sgrath

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

sgrath f (genitive sgratha, plural sgrathan)

  1. outer skin or rind of anything, husk, peel, crust
  2. bark (of a tree)
  3. layer of an onion
  4. turf, green sod, divot, as used for covering roofs of houses
  5. horror, dread
  6. rust
  7. scale (balance)
  8. rough handling
  9. long rhyme
  10. pull, tug
  11. what covers the kiln of grain
  12. greensward

Noun[edit]

sgrath m

  1. (anatomy) cortex

Verb[edit]

sgrath (verbal noun sgrathadh, past participle sgraithte)

  1. to peel, skin, exfoliate
  2. to pare, excoriate
  3. to tug, pull or handle roughly