There was no room for 'scaping; and that mist Bereft us, both of sight and the pure air.
It would vex me to the dogs that letters should miscarry between Dublin and Wexford, after 'scaping the salt seas.
"scenery view," 1773, abstracted from landscape (n.); as a comb. element, first attested use is 1796, in prisonscape.
late 13c., shortened form of escape; frequent in prose till late 17c. Related: Scaped (sometimes 15c.-16c. with strong past tense scope); scaping. As a noun from c.1300.