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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)
How to use scape in a sentence
Has it 'scaped thee how Paullus paid a meed of pious tears to the misfortunes of King Perseus, his prisoner?The Consolation of Philosophy|Boethius
I seed mo' den dat—I seed wut until dat time had 'scaped me—I seed dat de man wuz good lookin'.Up Terrapin River|Opie P. Read
What, have I scaped love-letters in the holiday-time of my beauty, and am I now a subject for them?The Merry Wives of Windsor|William Shakespeare
I would not have missed the 'vile comparison' to have 'scaped being one of the 'Arcades ambo et cantare pares.'Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III|Thomas Moore
He 'scaped it, and he stood; but, as he stood, With horror infinite the weapon saw Planted so near him.The Iliad of Homer|Homer