from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. New England Variant of culch.
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"Well, it ain't much use to load your mind down with that kind of sculch," stated Captain Candage, poising a potato on his fork-tines and peeling it, his elbows on the table.
A skipper don't lo'd his mem'ry with that sculch any more'n he'd try to find names for the hens in the deck-coop.
"You horn-jawed, muck-faced jezebo of a sea-sculpin, you dare to yap out any more of that sculch and I'll come aboard you after we anchor and jump down your gullet and gallop the etarnal innards out of ye!