Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Scotch form of scold.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And the wife she maun get the scull on her back, and awa wi 'the fish to the next burrows-town, and scauld and ban wi'ilka wife that will scauld and ban wi'her till it's sauld --- and that's the gait fisher-wives live, puir slaving bodies.' '

    The Antiquary

  • [Strikes him.] 2928: Will you be so good, scauld Knaue, as eate it?

    Henry V (1623 First Folio Edition)

  • [Strikes him] Will you be so good, scauld knave, as eat it?

    The Life of King Henry V

  • You say very true, scauld knave, when God's will is:

    The Life of King Henry V

  • You say very true, scauld knave, when God’s will is:

    The Life of King Henry the Fifth

  • And the wife she maun get the scull on her back, and awa wi 'the fish to the next burrows-town, and scauld and ban wi'ilka wife that will scauld and ban wi'her till it's sauld -- and that's the gait fisher-wives live, puir slaving bodies. "

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • And the wife she maun get the scull on her back, and awa wi’ the fish to the next burrows-town, and scauld and ban wi’ilka wife that will scauld and ban wi’her till it’s sauld — and that’s the gait fisher-wives live, puir slaving bodies.”

    The Antiquary

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