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verb (used with or without object) Scot.
  1. to scratch, scrape, mark, or scar.
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Origin of scart

1325–75; Middle English (Scots), metathetic variant of scrat to scratch
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Examples from the Web for scarted

Historical Examples

  • He that would pu' the rose maun sometimes be scarted wi' the thorns.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

British Dictionary definitions for scarted


  1. to scratch or scrape
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  1. a scratch or scrape
  2. a stroke of a pen
  3. a small amount; scraping
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Word Origin

C14: from earlier scrat



  1. electronics
    1. a 21-pin plug-and-socket system which carries picture, sound, and other signals, used especially in home entertainment systems
    2. (as modifier)a Scart cable
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Word Origin

C20: after S yndicat des C onstructeurs des A ppareils R adiorécepteurs et T éléviseurs, the company that designed it
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