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scall

[ skawl ]
/ skɔl /
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noun
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Origin of scall

1250–1300; Middle English <Old Norse skalli bald head. Cf. skull
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British Dictionary definitions for scall

scall
/ (skɔːl) /

noun
pathol a former term for any of various diseases of the scalp characterized by itching and scab formation

Derived forms of scall

scalled, adjective

Word Origin for scall

C14: from Old Norse skalli bald head. Compare skull
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Medical definitions for scall

scall
[ skôl, skäl ]

n.
A scaly eruption of the skin or scalp.
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