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Scald vs. Skald

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Scald

To burn (a person, for example) with hot liquid or steam.
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Skald

A Skald, or skáld (Old Norse: [ˈskald], later [ˈskɒːld]; Icelandic: [ˈskault], meaning "poet"), is one of the often named poets who composed skaldic poetry, one of the two kinds of Old Norse poetry, the other being Eddic poetry, which is anonymous. Skaldic poems were traditionally composed on one occasion, sometimes extempore, and include both extended works and single verses (lausavísur).
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Scald

To subject to or treat with boiling water
Scalded the hide to remove the hair.
Scalded and peeled the tomatoes.
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Skald

A medieval Scandinavian poet, especially one writing in the Viking age.
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Scald

To heat (a liquid, such as milk) almost to the boiling point.
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Skald

(historical) A Nordic poet of the Viking Age.
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Scald

To affect with a sensation similar to that caused by hot liquid on the skin
Tears scalded his eyes.
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Skald

See 5th Scald.
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Scald

To cause great emotional pain to
The remarks scalded her heart.
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Scald

To criticize harshly; excoriate
An article scalding the administration for incompetence.
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Scald

A body injury caused by scalding.
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Scald

A discoloration of leaves or stored fruit caused by any of various factors, such as exposure to intense light, oxidation, or infection with certain bacteria and fungi.
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Scald

Variant of skald.
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Scald

Variant of scall.
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Scald

To burn with hot liquid.
To scald the hand
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Scald

(cooking) To heat almost to boiling.
Scald the milk until little bubbles form.
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Scald

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

(obsolete) Scaliness; a scabby skin disease.
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Scald

(obsolete) Affected with the scab; scabby.
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Scald

(obsolete) Paltry; worthless.
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Scald

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.
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Scald

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

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

Scurf on the head. See Scall.
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Scald

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.
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Scald

Affected with the scab; scabby.
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Scald

Scurvy; paltry; as, scald rhymers.
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Scald

A burn cause by hot liquid or steam
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Scald

The act of burning with steam or hot water
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Scald

Subject to harsh criticism;
The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday
The professor scaled the students
Your invectives scorched the community
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Scald

Treat with boiling water;
Scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled
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Scald

Heat to the boiling point;
Scald the milk
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Scald

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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