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[skol-uh p]
noun, verb (used with or without object)
  1. scallop.
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Examples from the Web for scollop

Historical Examples

  • Prick them with a fork, and crimp or scollop the edges neatly.

    Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches

    Eliza Leslie

  • They found Mr. Scollop in an amiable humor and most happy to see them.

  • Ornament them with a handsome cut pattern, and scollop the edges.

  • The Scollop Shell (Pecten concentricus), used for card-racks and pin-cushions.

    Cape Cod

    Henry D. Thoreau

  • "Gerr out, scollop eyes;" and old Billy lifted his hand again.

    The Deemster

    Hall Caine

British Dictionary definitions for scollop


noun, verb
  1. a variant of scallop
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  1. (in Ireland) a rod, pointed at both ends, used to pin down thatch
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Word Origin

C19: from Irish Gaelic scolb
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