scape


1scape

verb \ˈskāp\
scapedscap·ing

Definition of SCAPE

:  escape <some innocents scape not the thunderbolt — Shakespeare>

Examples of SCAPE

  1. <the queen has vowed that none of the traitors shall scape the gallows, be their station ever so high>

Origin of SCAPE

Middle English, short for escapen
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with SCAPE

2scape

noun

Definition of SCAPE

1
:  a peduncle arising at or beneath the surface of the ground in an acaulescent plant (as the tulip); broadly :  a flower stalk
2
:  the shaft of an animal part (as an antenna or feather)

Origin of SCAPE

Latin scapus shaft, stalk — more at shaft
First Known Use: 1601

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

3scape

noun

Definition of SCAPE

:  a view or picture of a scene —usually used in combination <cityscape>

Origin of SCAPE

landscape
First Known Use: 1773

Other Fine Arts Terms

Gothic, baroque, bas-relief, limn, oeuvre, pastiche, rococo, sfumato

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