from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Scotch form of scald.
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To skelp an 'scaud poor dogs like me, [spank, scald]
'at I lo'ed afore I kent she was my ain sister, an' jist thoucht lang to win near eneuch till to du her ony guid turn worth duin? An 'here I am, her ane half brither, wi' naething i 'my pooer but to scaud the hert o' her, or else lee!
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