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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scald /ˈskɔld/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 scald /ˈskɔld/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scald, a.
 1. Affected with the scab; scabby.
 2. Scurvy; paltry; as, scald rhymers. [Obs.]
 Scald crow Zool., the hooded crow. [Ireland]
 Scald head Med., a name popularly given to several diseases of the scalp characterized by pustules (the dried discharge of which forms scales) and by falling out of the hair.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scald, n. Scurf on the head. See Scall.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scald n.  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. [Written also skald.]
    A war song such as was of yore chanted on the field of battle by the scalds of the yet heathen Saxons.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scald v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scalded; p. pr. & vb. n. Scalding.]
 1. 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 tears
 Do scald like molten lead.   --Shak.
    Here the blue flames of scalding brimstone fall.   --Cowley.
 2. To expose to a boiling or violent heat over a fire, or in hot water or other liquor; as, to scald milk or meat.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
      2: the act of burning with steam or hot water
      v 1: subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the
           administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor
           scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the
           community" [syn: blister, whip]
      2: treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can
         be peeled"
      3: heat to the boiling point; "scald the milk"
      4: burn with a hot liquid or steam; "She scalded her hands when
         she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"