scalp /ˈskælp/ 名詞
Scalp n. A bed of oysters or mussels. [Scot.]
1. That part of the integument of the head which is usually covered with hair.
By the bare scalp of Robin Hodd's fat friar,
This fellow were a king for our wild faction! --Shak.
2. A part of the skin of the head, with the hair attached, cut or torn off from an enemy by the Indian warriors of North America, as a token of victory.
3. Fig.: The top; the summit.
Scalp lock, a long tuft of hair left on the crown of the head by the warriors of some tribes of American Indians.
Scalp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scalped p. pr. & vb. n. Scalping.]
1. To deprive of the scalp; to cut or tear the scalp from the head of.
2. Surg. To remove the skin of.
We must scalp the whole lid [of the eye]. --J. S. Wells.
3. Milling To brush the hairs or fuzz from, as wheat grains, in the process of high milling.
Scalp, v. i. To make a small, quick profit by slight fluctuations of the market; -- said of brokers who operate in this way on their own account. [Cant]
n : the skin that covers the top of the head; "they wanted to
take his scalp as a trophy"
v 1: sell illegally, as on the black market
2: remove the scalp of; "The enemies were scalped"