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chiefly Scottish


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noun (1)

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


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noun (2)

variants or scarth
plural -s
chiefly Scottish


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dialectal past tense of scare

Word History



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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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