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scape

play
verb \ˈskāp\

Definition of scape

scaped

;

scaping

  1. :  escape some innocents scape not the thunderbolt — William Shakespeare

Examples of scape in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of scape

Middle English, short for escapen


First Known Use: 13th century


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scape

noun

Definition of scape

  1. 1 :  a peduncle arising at or beneath the surface of the ground in an acaulescent plant (as the tulip); broadly :  a flower stalk

  2. 2 :  the shaft of an animal part (as an antenna or feather)

Origin and Etymology of scape

Latin scapus shaft, stalk — more at shaft


First Known Use: 1601


3

scape

noun

Definition of scape

  1. :  a view or picture of a scene —usually used in combination cityscape

Origin and Etymology of scape

landscape


First Known Use: 1773

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