Definition of scape
- some innocents scape not the thunderbolt
- —William Shakespeare
the queen has vowed that none of the traitors shall scape the gallows, be their station ever so high
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use: 1773See Words from the same year
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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