[ skawl ]
/ skɔl /
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Origin of scall
1250–1300; Middle English <Old Norse skalli bald head. Cf. skull
Words nearby scall
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Example sentences from the Web for scall
There is favus or scall-head, called also “porrigo,” which has its primary seat in the hair follicles.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
Scall′oped, having the edge or border cut into scallops or curves.
British Dictionary definitions for scall
/ (skɔːl) /
pathol a former term for any of various diseases of the scalp characterized by itching and scab formation
Derived forms of scallscalled, adjective
Word Origin for scall
C14: from Old Norse skalli bald head. Compare skull
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Medical definitions for scall
[ skôl, skäl ]
A scaly eruption of the skin or scalp.
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