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(skăfə, skāfə)
  1. A boat-shaped anatomical structure.
  2. The longitudinal furrow between the helix and the anthelix of the auricle of the ear.
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Historical Examples of scapha

  • Do look, my Scapha, there's a dear, whether this dress quite becomes me.

    The Captiva and The Mostellaria


  • So may the Gods bless me, Scapha is waggish; the hussy's quite knowing.

  • Now for that speech, Scapha, I'll give you some present before the day is out--and so on for a whole long scene.

    The Dramatic Values in Plautus

    Wilton Wallace Blancke

  • Scapha, I can never return him sufficient thanks for what he deserves of me; don't you be persuading me to esteem him less.

  • Come now; examine my golden trinkets and my mantle; does this quite become me, Scapha?