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- n. Plural form of scurf.
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As he climbed up the axis, saluting crew as he passed, he was uncomfortably aware of the scurfs and dings the walls had suffered.
Sometimes the red patches of the rash are covered with small vesicles of the size of mustard-seed, which either dry up or discharge a watery liquid, leaving thin white scurfs, that come away with the cuticle during desquamation.
a day or two less than the measle-rash, and comes off in laminæ, whilst the latter comes off in small scales or scurfs.
The stagnant water in the hollow-trees cures the most obstinate tetters, scabs, and scurfs, in man or beast, fomenting the part with it; and the leaves chew’d are wholsome for the gums and teeth, for which the very buds, as they are in winter hardned and dried upon the twigs, make good tooth-pickers.