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scratch

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1 a harsh grating sound

  • the scratch of metal on metal is not a good sound for a car to make
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2 slang something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment

  • she treated her buddies to a drink whenever she had the scratch for it
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bread [slang], bucks, cabbage [slang], cash, change, chips, coin, currency, dough, gold, green, jack [slang], kale [slang], legal tender, lolly [British], long green [slang], loot, lucre, money, moola (or moolah) [slang], needful, pelf, shekels (also sheqels), tender, wampum

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scratch

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1 to damage by rubbing against a sharp or rough surface

  • scratched his arm on a branch
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2 to pass roughly and noisily over or against a surface

  • the branches of the willow tree scratch against the windowpane whenever the wind blows
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3 to write or draw hastily or carelessly

  • scratched a quick doodle in the margins
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