scutch

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1scutch

transitive verb \ˈskəch\

Definition of SCUTCH

:  to separate the woody fiber from (flax or hemp) by beating

Origin of SCUTCH

obsolete French escoucher, from Middle French escochier, from Vulgar Latin *excuticare to beat out, from Latin excutere, from ex- + quatere to shake, strike
First Known Use: 1733

Rhymes with SCUTCH

2scutch

noun

Definition of SCUTCH

1
:  scutcher
2
:  a bricklayer's hammer for cutting, trimming, and dressing bricks

First Known Use of SCUTCH

circa 1791

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