scall

noun

archaic
: a scurf or scabby disorder (as of the scalp)

Word History

Etymology

Middle English

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scall was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near scall

Cite this Entry

“Scall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scall. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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