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

 scold /ˈskold/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scold v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scolded; p. pr. & vb. n. Scolding.]  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 ever
 I was forced to scold.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scold, n.
 1. One who scolds, or makes a practice of scolding; esp., a rude, clamorous woman; a shrew.
    She is an irksome, brawling scold.   --Shak.
 2. A scolding; a brawl.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly
          finding fault [syn: scolder, nag, nagger, common
      v 1: 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" [syn: call on the carpet, rebuke,
            rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw,
            dress down, call down, chide, berate, bawl out,
            remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste,
      2: show one's unhappiness or critical attitude; "He scolded
         about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled
         about the increased work load" [syn: grouch, grumble]