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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scale, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scaled p. pr. & vb. n. Scaling.] To weigh or measure according to a scale; to measure; also, to grade or vary according to a scale or system.
    Scaling his present bearing with his past.   --Shak.
 To scale a debt, wages, etc. or To scale down a debt, wages, etc., to reduce a debt, etc., according to a fixed ratio or scale. [U.S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scaled a.
 1. Covered with scales, or scalelike structures; -- said of a fish, a reptile, a moth, etc.
 2. Without scales, or with the scales removed; as, scaled herring.
 3. Zool. Having feathers which in form, color, or arrangement somewhat resemble scales; as, the scaled dove.
 Scaled dove Zool., any American dove of the genus Scardafella. Its colored feather tips resemble scales.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny
             plates, as some fish and reptiles [syn: scaly, scaley]
      2: used of armor; having overlapping metal splates attached to
         a leather backing