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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Score v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scored p. pr. & vb. n. Scoring.]
 1. To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash.
    Let us score their backs.   --Shak.
 A briar in that tangled wilderness
 Had scored her white right hand.   --M. Arnold.
 2. Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.
 3. To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
 Madam, I know when,
 Instead of five, you scored me ten.   --Swift.
    Nor need I tallies thy dear love to score.   --Shak.
 4. To engrave, as upon a shield. [R.]
 5. To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
 6. Mus. To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
 7. Geol. To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.