scart

1 of 4

verb

ˈskärt
-ed/-ing/-s
chiefly Scottish

scart

2 of 4

noun (1)

"
plural -s
chiefly Scottish
: scratch, mark
especially : one made in writing

scart

3 of 4

noun (2)

"
variants or scarth
-rth
plural -s
chiefly Scottish

scart

4 of 4

dialectal past tense of scare

Word History

Etymology

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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“Scart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scart. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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