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Scald vs. Scold

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Scaldverb

To burn with hot liquid.

‘to scald the hand’;

Scoldnoun

A person who habitually scolds, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.

Scaldverb

(cooking) To heat almost to boiling.

‘Scald the milk until little bubbles form.’;

Scoldverb

(ambitransitive) To rebuke angrily.

Scaldnoun

A burn, or injury to the skin or flesh, by hot liquid or steam.

Scoldverb

To find fault or rail with rude clamor; to brawl; to utter harsh, rude, boisterous rebuke; to chide sharply or coarsely; - often with at; as, to scold at a servant.

‘Pardon me, lords, 't is the first time everI was forced to scold.’;

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Scaldnoun

(obsolete) Scaliness; a scabby skin disease.

Scoldverb

To chide with rudeness and clamor; to rate; also, to rebuke or reprove with severity.

Scaldadjective

(obsolete) Affected with the scab; scabby.

Scoldnoun

One who scolds, or makes a practice of scolding; esp., a rude, clamorous woman; a shrew.

‘She is an irksome, brawling scold.’;

Scaldadjective

(obsolete) Paltry; worthless.

Scoldnoun

A scolding; a brawl.

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Scaldverb

To burn with hot liquid or steam; to pain or injure by contact with, or immersion in, any hot fluid; as, to scald the hand.

‘Mine own tearsDo scald like molten lead.’; ‘Here the blue flames of scalding brimstone fall.’;

Scoldnoun

someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault

Scaldverb

To expose to a boiling or violent heat over a fire, or in hot water or other liquor; as, to scald milk or meat.

Scoldverb

censure severely or angrily;

‘The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car’; ‘The deputy ragged the Prime Minister’; ‘The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup’;

Scaldnoun

A burn, or injury to the skin or flesh, by some hot liquid, or by steam.

Scoldverb

show one's unhappiness or critical attitude;

‘He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong’; ‘We grumbled about the increased work load’;

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Scaldnoun

Scurf on the head. See Scall.

Scaldnoun

One of the ancient Scandinavian poets and historiographers; a reciter and singer of heroic poems, eulogies, etc., among the Norsemen; more rarely, a bard of any of the ancient Teutonic tribes.

‘A war song such as was of yore chanted on the field of battle by the scalds of the yet heathen Saxons.’;

Scaldadjective

Affected with the scab; scabby.

Scaldadjective

Scurvy; paltry; as, scald rhymers.

Scaldnoun

a burn cause by hot liquid or steam

Scaldnoun

the act of burning with steam or hot water

Scaldverb

subject to harsh criticism;

‘The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday’; ‘the professor scaled the students’; ‘your invectives scorched the community’;

Scaldverb

treat with boiling water;

‘scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled’;

Scaldverb

heat to the boiling point;

‘scald the milk’;

Scaldverb

burn with a hot liquid or steam;

‘She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out’;

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