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He sees his bare legs splayed out in front of him, and he sees hot brown pitch poured over them, scalding, clinging to his skin.
scalding tears welled into her eyes as she seized the frame of the door, but it must have been her breathing that he heard.
She seized a cup of scalding tea, and choked over its contents.
The dry outside skins of onions, steeped in scalding water and strained, color a yellow very much like 'bird of paradise' color.
Lay the lemon-rind in scalding water, to extract the bitterness.
First he washed out the stationary tub with soap, and brush, and scalding water.
His tears now flowed slow and scalding in the gloom that hid him from sight.
As fast as they are done throw them into a plenty of scalding water.
These waters are scalding hot, but are pure, excepting a trace of iron.
early 13c., present participle adjective from scald (v.)). Scalding hot recorded from late 14c.
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.
v. scald·ed, scald·ing, scalds
To burn with a hot liquid or steam. n.
A body injury caused by scalding.