Origin of scape1
Definition for scape (2 of 3)
noun, verb (used with or without object), scaped, scap·ing. Archaic.
Definition for scape (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for scape
Unlike the kneelers, they do not bow and scape to any man, not even the King-Beyond-the-Wall.
He said de sheriff was on de lookout fer some house-breakers dat was wid de circus, en' done lef' it ter 'scape fum de law.The Hills of Refuge|Will N. Harben
It sends up a scape a foot high, bearing from five to ten of the large, lily-like, violet flowers.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons
The storms have been long up; the cedars have fallen; it is the shrubs and bending willows that now are likeliest to scape.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
Shakespeare would have furnished them with a good motto, "Use every man after his desert, and who shall 'scape whipping?"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Late or soon, if I 'scape with thee the King must seek me forth For friendship's sake; if not, my wealth, a fig it is not worth.The Lay of the Cid|R. Selden Rose