a card or ticket having one or more sections coated with an opaque substance that can be scratched off to reveal a possible prize.
Itch vs. Scratch: What’s The Difference?Okay, this one might make you feel a little itchy. An itch is a skin irritation that causes the desire to scratch. Scratch describes the action used to relieve an itch. The grammatically correct construction is “to scratch an itch.” People often use itch and scratch in place of each other in everyday speech. For example, you may hear people saying they need to “itch …
Also called scratch ticket.
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Scratch-card, a wire brush to remove tarnish from lead before soldering (p. 144).Stained Glass Work|C. W. Whall