Carrach means a scald head, from which he seems to have got his name in childhood.
They had a chunk-fire then, too, to heat the water to scald the hogs.
The hands were still shaky, but he managed some sips of the stuff, and then a long draught that seemed to scald him.
There are always produced two results from a burn or a scald.
scald milk and add to beaten egg yolks; add sugar, salt, vanilla and cream which has been whipped.
In this poem the scald gives only an outline of the great fight.
scald until a good coffee color and flavor is obtained, then remove from the fire.
You should mix your brandy and sugar before you scald the peaches.
He wanted it hot enough to scald his throat, or else he did not think it worth drinking.
scald and flour a cloth, and sew, or tie, the pudding firmly in it.
c.1200, "to be very hot; to afflict painfully with hot liquid or steam," from Old North French escalder "to scald, to scorch" (Old French eschalder "heat, boil up, bubble," Modern French échauder), from Late Latin excaldare "bathe in hot water" (source also of Spanish escaldar, Italian scaldare "heat with hot water"), from Latin ex- "off" (see ex-) + calidus "hot" (see calorie). Related: Scalded; scalding. The noun is c.1600, from the verb.
"Scandinavian poet and singer of medieval times," 1763, from Old Norse skald "skald, poet" (9c.), of unknown origin, perhaps from PIE root *sekw- (3) "to say, utter." The modern word is an antiquarian revival. "Usually applied to Norwegian and Icelandic poets of the Viking period and down to c 1250, but often without any clear idea as to their function and the character of their work" [OED]. Related: Scaldic.
v. scald·ed, scald·ing, scalds
To burn with a hot liquid or steam. n.
A body injury caused by scalding.