scart

verb
\ ˈskärt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of scart

 (Entry 1 of 4)

chiefly Scottish

scart

noun (1)
\ "\
plural -s

Definition of scart (Entry 2 of 4)

chiefly Scottish
: scratch, mark especially : one made in writing

scart

noun (2)
\ "\
variants: or scarth \ -​rth \
plural -s

Definition of scart (Entry 3 of 4)

chiefly Scottish

scart

Definition of scart (Entry 4 of 4)

dialectal past tense of scare

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History and Etymology for scart

Verb

Middle English skarten, alteration of scratten to scratch

Noun (2)

Middle English scarth, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skarfr cormorant

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