« PreviousContinue »
The pleasant savoury smeli
. If the membrane be fouled by the simudust of So quicken'd appetite, that I
the bone, wipe it off with a
Wiseman, Could not but taste!
Milten. Rotten sawdust, mixed with earth, enriches it Prom the boughs a savo!ry odour blown,
Mortimer. Grateful to appetite ! more pleas'd my sense SA'WFISH. n. s. [saw and fish.] A sort Than smell of sweetest fennel, or the teats
of fish with a kind of dentated horn. Of ewe, or goat, dropping with milk at ev'n. Milt. Sa'w'PIT. n. s. (saw and pit.] Pit over 2. Picquant to the taste.
which timber is laid to be sawn by two Savoury meat, such as my father loveth.
Genesis. The savoury pulp they chew. Milton.
Let them from forth a sawpit rush at once With some diffused song.
Sbakspeure. SAVO'Y. n. s. (brassica sabaudica, Latin.]
They colour it by laying it in a sawpit that A sort of colewort.
hath oak saw-dust therein.
Mortimer. SA'USAGE. n. s. [saucisse, French; salsum,
SAW-WORT. n. s. (serratula, Latin. A Latin.] A roll or ball made commonly
plant like the greater centaury, from of pork or veal, and sometimes of beef,
which this differs in having smaller minced very small, with salt and spice ;
heads, and from the knapweed, in hav. sometimes it is stuffed into the guts of
ing the borders of the leaves cut into fowls, and sometimes only rolled in
small sharp segments, resembling the flower.
teeth of a saw.
Miller. Saw. The preterit of see.
SAW-WREST.n. s. [saw and wrest.] A I never saw 'till now
sort of tool. Sight more detestable.
Milton. SAW. n. s. (sawe, Danish ; saga, or
With the saww.zurest they set the teeth of the
saw; that is, they put one of the notches of the rige, Saxon ; scie, French.)
wrest between the first two teeth on the blade of 1. A dentated instrument, by the attrition the saw, and then turn the handle horizontally of which wood or metal is cut.
a little about upon the notch towards the end of The tceth are filed to an angle, pointing to
the saw; and that at once turns the first tooth wards the end of the sawv, and not towards the somewhat towards you, and the second troch handle of the saw, or straight between the handle
Me.con, and end; because the saw is designed to act only Sa'wer. n. s. [scieur, French ; from in its progress forwards, a man having in that SA'WYER.S saw.] One whose trade is more strength than he can have in drawing back
to saw timber into boards or beams. his saw, and therefore when he draws it back,
The pit-saw is used by joiners, when what they he hears it lightly off the unsawn stuff, which
have to do may be as soon done at home as send enables him the longer to continue his several
it to the sawyers.
Moxon. progressions of the saw.
Moxon. The roach is a leather-mouth'd fish, and has
SA'XIFRAGE. n. s. [saxifrage, French; saw-like teeth in his throat.
saxifraga, Latin.] A plant. Then saws were tooth'd, and sounding axes
Saxifrage, gausi saxum frangere, to break the made.
stonc, is applicable to any thing having this proIf they cannot cut,
perty; but is a term most commonly given to a His saws are toothless, and hishatchets lead. Pope. plant, from an opinion of its medicinal virtues to
Quincy. 2. [raga, Saxon; saeghe, Dutch. ] A say. SA'XIFRAGE, Meadow. ri. s. [silanum,
ing; a maxim; a sentence; an axiom; Latin.) A plant. a proverb.
SA'XIFR Agous. adj. (saxum and frang), Good king, that must approve the common
Latin.] Dissolvent of the stone. Thou out of Heaven's bencdiction com'st
Because goat's blood was found an excellent To the warm sun!
medicine for the stone, it might be conceived to From the table of my memory
be able to break a diamond ; and so it came to
be ordered that the goats should be fed on saxi. I'll wipe away all saws of books. Skakspeare. His weapons, holy saws of sacred writ, Shak.
fragous herbs, and such as are conceived of power to break the stone.
Brown, Strict age and sour severity, With their grave saws, in slumber lie. Miltor..
TO SAY. v. a. pret. said. (recyan, Sax. TO SAW. v. a. part. sawed and sawn.
seggen, Dutch.) [scier, French; from the noun.] To cut
1. To speak; to utter in words; to tell.
Savit out, Diggon, whatever it hight. Spenser. timber or other matter with a saw.
In this slumbry agitation what have you heard They were stoned, they were sewn asunder.
Shakspeare. Hebretus. Speak unto Solomon; for he will not say thee! A carpenter, after he hath samu down a tree,
i Kings. and wrought it handsomely, sets it in a wall.
Say nothing to any man, but go thy way. Mark. Wisdom.
2. To allege by way of argument. Master-workmen,when they direct any of their
After all can be said against a thing, this will underlings to saw a piece of stuff, have several
still be true, that many things possibly are, phrases for the sawing of it: they seldom say, saw which we know not of.
Tillotson, the piece of stuff; but, draw the saw through it; In vain shall we attempt to justify ourselves, as give the picce of stuff a kerf.
the rich young man in the gospel did, by appealIt is an incalescency, from a swift motion, such as that of running, threshing, or sewing: Ray.
ing to the great duties of the law; unless we can
say somewhat more, even that we have been liIf I cut my finger, I shall as certainly feel pain beral in our distributions to the poor. Atterbury. as if my soul was co-extended with the limb, and had a piece of it sawn through. Collier.
3. To tell in any manner. SA'W DUST. n. s. (saw and dust.] Dust
With flying speed, and seeming great pretence,
Came messenger with letters which his message made by the attrition of the saw.
4. To repeat ; to rehearse : as, to say a
That free from gouts thou may'st preserve thy
care, part; to say a lesson.
And clear from scabs produc'd by freezing air. 5. To pronounce without singing.
Dryden. Then shall be said or sung as follows.
2. The itch or mange of horses. TO SAY. v. n.
3. A paltry fellow, so named from the itch
often incident to negligent poverty. 1. To speak; to pronounce; to utter; to
I would thou did'st itch from head to foot, and relate.
I had the scratching of thee; I would make thee He said, moreover, I have somewhat to say
the loathsom'st scab in Greece. Sbakspeare. unto thee; and she said, say on. 1 Kings. Well said, Wart, thou art a good scab: there The council-cable and star-chamber hold, as
is a tester for thee.
Sbakspeare. Thucydides said of the Athenians, for honour
One of the usurers, a head man of the city, able that which pleased, and for just that which
took it in dudgeon to be ranked, cheek by joul, profited.
L'Estrange. The lion here has taken his right measures;
This vapäring scab must needs devise that is to say, he has made a true judgment.
To ape the thunder of the skies. Swift.
L'Estrange. Of some propositions it may be difficult to say
SC A'BBARD. n. s. (schap, German. Ju.. whether they affirm or deny; as when we say,
nius.] The sheath of a sword. Plato was no fool.
Enter fortune's gate,
Nor in thy scabbard sheach that famous blade, 2. In poetry, say is often used before a question; tell.
'Till settled be thy kingdom and estate. F.irfax.
What eyes! how keen their glances! you do Say first what cause
well to keep 'em veil'd; they are too sharp to Mov'd our grand parents to fall off? Milton.
be trusted out o'th' scabbard.
Dryden. Say, Stella, feel you no content, Reflecting on a life well spent ?
Sc a'BBED. adj. (from scab.]
Swift. And who more blest, who chain'd his country;
I. Covered or diseased with scabs.
The briar fruit makes those that eat them Or he whose virtue sigh'd to lose a day? Pope.
Bacon. SAY. n. s. [from the verb.]
2. Paltry; sorry ; vile ; worthless. 1. A speech ; what one has to say.
To you such scabb'd harsh fruit is giv'n, as raw He no sooner said out his say, but up rises a
Young soldiers at their exercisings gnaw. Dryd. cunning snap
L'Estrange. SCA'BBEDNESS. n. s. [from scutbed.] The 2. [for assay.] Sample.
state of being scabbed. So good a say invites the eye,
SC A'B BINESS. n. s. [from scabby.] The A little downward to espy.
quality of being scabby. The lively clusters of her breasts. Sidney. SCA'BBÝ. adj. [from scab.] Diseased with Since thy outside looks so fair and warlike,
scabs. And that thy tongue some 'say of breeding
Her writhled skin, as rough as mapple rind, breathes, By rule of knighthood I disdain.
So scabby was, that would have loath'd all woman-kind.
Fairy Queenie 3. Trial by a sample. This gentleman having brought that earth to
A scabby tetter on their pelts will stick,
When the raw rain has pierc'd them to the quick. the publick 'say masters, and upon their being
Dryden. unable to bring it to fusion, or make it fly away, If the grazier should bring me one wether, fat he had procured a little of it, and with a peculiar
and well fleeced, and expect the same price for flux separated a third part of pure gold. Boyle. a whole hundred, without giving me security to 4. [soie, French.] silk. Obsolete.
restore my money for those that were lean, 5. A kind of wooilen stuff.
shorn, or scabby, I would be none of his cusSA'YING. n. s. [from say.] Expression ;
Swift. words; opinion sententiously delivered. SC A'Btous. adj. [scabiosus, Lat.] Itchy;
I thank thee, Brutus,
In the spring, scabious eruptions upon the skin Moses fled at this saying, and was a stranger
were epidemical, from the acidity of the blood. in Midian. Acts.
n. s. [scabieuse, French ; scaExtolling patience as the truest fortitude. Milt. biosa, Latin.] A plant.
Others try to divert the troubles of other men SCA'BROUS. adj. [scabreux, French; scoa by pretty and plausible sayings, such as this, that ber, Latin.) if evils are long, they are but light. Tillotson.
1. Rough; rugged; pointed on the surface. We poetick folks, who must restrain
Urine, black and bloody, is occasioned by Our measur'd sayings in an equal chain,
something sharp or scabrous wounding the small Have troubles utterly unknown to those,
blood-vessels : if the stone is smooth and well Who let their fancy loose in rambling prose.
bedded, this may not happen. Arbuthnot.
Prior. The sacred function can never be hurt by their
2. Harsh ; unmusical,
Lucretius is scabrous and rough in these : he seyings, if not first reproached by our doings.
seeks them, as some do Chaucerisms, which were
better expunged. SCAB. n. s. (rcæb, Saxon ; scabbia, Ital.
SCA'BROUSNESS. n. s. [from scabrous.] schabbe, Dutch; scabies, Latin.]
Roughness; ruggedness. 1. An incrustation formed over a sore by
Sca'BWORT. n. s. (helenium.] A plant. dried matter, What's the matter, you dissentious rogues,
Ainsworth. That rubbing the poor itch of your opinion,
SCAD. n. s. A kind of fish. Probably the Make yourselves scabs
Sbakspeare, same with shad.
of round fish there are sprat, barn, smelts, I am scalded with my violent motion, and scad.
Carew. And spleen of speed to see you. Stakspeara SCAFFOLD. n. s. [eschafaut, French ;
O majesty! schavot, Dutch; from schawen, to show.)
When thou do'st pinch thy bearer, thou do'st sík
Like a'rich armour worn in heat of day, 1. A temporary gallery or stage raised
That scalds with safety.
Sbakspeare. either for shows or spectators:
Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound Pardon
Upon a wheel of fire, shat mine own tears The flat unraised spirit, that haih dar'd
Do scald like molten lead. Sbukspeare. On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth
Here the blue flames of scalding brimstone fall, So grear an olject.
Shakspeare. Involving swiftly in one ruin all. Cowley:
That I grieve, 'ç is true ;
And if a manly drop or quo fall down, 2. The gallery raised for execution of It scalds along my cheeks, like the greenwood, grcat malefactors.
That, spurt'ring in the flame, works cutward into Fortune smiling at her fortune therein, that
Dryden. a scaffold of execution should grow a scaffold of
It depends not on his will to persuade himself, coronation.
Siney. that what actually scalds him feels cold. Locke. 3. Irames of timber erected on the side of
Warm cataplasms discuss; but scalding bot
may confirm the tumour: heat, in general, doth a building for the workmen. These optward beauties are but the props and
not resolve and attenuate the juices of a human
body; for too great heat will produce concrescaffolds
Arbuthnot. On which we built our love, which, now made
The best thing we can do with Wood is to perfect,
scald him; Stands without those supports.
For which operation there's nothing more proper Sylla added three hundred commons to the
Than the liquor he deals in, his own melted copsenate; then abolished the office of cribune, as
Swift. being only a scaffuld to tyranny, whereof he had no further use.
2. A provincial phrase in husbandry. TO SCA'FFOLD. v. a. (from the noun.]
In Oxfordshire, the sour land they fallow when
the sun is pretty high, which they call a scalding To furnish with frames of timber. ) fallow.
Mortimer SCA'FFOLDAGE. n. s. [from scafold.] SCALD. x. s. (from the verb.] Scurf on Gallery ; hollow floor.
the head. A strutting player doth think it rich
Her head, altogether bald, To hear the wooden dialogue and saund,
Was overgrown with scurff and filthy scald. Spens Twixt his stretch'd fuoring and the scaffuldage.
Saucy lictors SCA'FFOLDING. n. s. [from scaffold.] Will catch at us like strumpets, and scald rhymers 1. Temporary frames or stages.
Ballad us out o'tune.
Shakspeare. What are riches, empire, power,
SCA'LDHEAD.' n. s. [skalladur, bald, But steps by which we climb to rise, and reach
Islandick. Hicks.] A loathsome disease; Our wish? and, that obtain'd, down with the scaffolding
a kind of local leprosy in which the bead Of sceptres and of thrones.
is covered with a continuous scab. Sickness, contributing no less than old age to The serum is corrupted by the infection of the shaking down this scaffolding of the body,
the touch of á salt humour, to which the scab, may discover the inward structure. Pogle.
pox, and scaldhead, are referable. Floyor. 2. Buildings slightly erected.
SCALE. n. s. [scale, Saxon; schael, Send forth your lab'ring thought;
Dutch ; skal, Islandick.} Let it return with empty notions fraught, 1. A balance ; a yessel suspended by a Of airy columns every moment broke, Of circling whirlpools, and of spheres of smoke:
beain against another vessel; the dish of Yet this solution but once more affords
a balance. New change of terms and scaffolding of words.
If thou tak'st more
Or less than just a pound, if the seale turn SCALA'DE.?n. s. (French; scalada, Spa
But in the estimation of a hair,
Thou diest. SCALA'DO.) nish, 'from scala, Latin, a
Your vows to her and me, put in two scales, ladder.] A storm given to a place by
Will even weigh, and both as light as tales. raising' ladders against the walls.
Shakspeare. What can be more strange than that we should Here 's an equivocator, that could swear, in within tuo months have won one town of im both the scales, against either scale. Sbakspeare. portance by scelado, battered and assaulted an Long time in even scale other, and overthrown great forces in the field? The battle hung.
Milton. Bacon. The world's scales are even ; what the maiá Thou raisedst thy voice to record the strata In one place geis, another quits again. Cleaveland. gems, the arduous exploits, and the nocturnal The scales are turn'd, her kindness weighs no scalade of needy heroes, the terror of your peaceful citizens. Arbutbnot. Now than my vows.
Waller, SCA'LARY. adj. [from scala, Latin.] Pro
In full assemblies let the crowd prevail; ceeding by steps like those of a ladder.
I weigh no merit by the common scale, He made at nearer distances certain elevated
The conscience is the test.
Dryden. places and scalary ascents, that they might bet- .
If we consider the dignity of an intelligent fer ascend or mount their horses. Brown.
being, and put that in the scales against břure TO SCALD. v. a. [scaldare, Italian; cali
inanimate matter, we may affirm, without over
valuing human nature, that the soul of one virdus, Latin.)
tuous and religious maa is of greater worth and 1. To burn with hot liquor.
excellency than the sun and his planets. Bentley,
2. The sign Libra in the zodiack.
How have I wearied, with many a stroke Juno pours out the urn, and Vulcan claims
The statciy walnut-tree, the while the rest The scales, as the just product of his fames.
Under the tree tell all for nuts at strite! Spersera
Knolles. 3. [escaille, French ; squama, Lat.) Small
scaling ladders scaled the walls.
The way seems difficult, and steep, to scale shell or crust, of which many lying one
With upriyhi wing against a higher foe. Miltort. over another make the coats of fishes. Heav'n with these engines had been scald, He puts him on a coat of mail,
When mountains heap'd on mountains failid. Which was made of fish's scale. Drayton.
Woller. Standing aloof, with lead they bruise che seals, When the bold Typheus scal'd the sky, And tear the flesh of the incensed whales. Waller. And forc'd great fore from his own heav'n to fly, 4. Any thing exfoliated or desquamated ; The lesser gode ali sutier'd.
Dryden. a thin lamina.
2. [from scale, a balance.] To measure or Take jet and the sales of iron, and with a wet compare ; to weigh. feather, when che smith hath taken an heat, take
You have found, up the scals that fly from the iron, and those Scaling his present bearing with his past, scalas you shall grind upon your painter's stone. That he's your fixed enemy. Shakspeare.
3. [from scale of a fish.] To strip of When a scale of bone is taken out of a wound,
scales ; to take off in a thin lamina. burning retards che separation. Siurg. 5. (scala, a ladder, Lat.] Ladder ; means
Raphael was sent to scale away the weiteness of Tobit's eyes.
Tobit. of ascent.
4. To pare off a surface. Love refiaes
If all the mountains were scaled, and the The thoughts, and heart enlarges; hath his seat earth made even, the waters would not over In reason, and is judicious; is the scale
flow its sinooth surface.
Burnet. By which to heav'nly love thou may'st ascend. To SCALE, V. n. To peel off in thin par.
ticies. On the bendings of these mountains the marks of several ancient scales of stairs may be seen, by
Those that cast their shell are the lobster and which they used to ascend them. Addison.
crab; the old skins are found, but the old shells 6. The act of storming by ladders.
never; so as it is like they scale off, and crumble
Bacon. Others to a city strong
away by degrees. Lay siege, encamp'd; by bate'ry, scale, and mine Scaled. adj. [from scale.] Squamous ; Assaulting.
Milton. having scales like fishies. 1. Regular gradation ; a regular series
Halt ny Egyre eras submerg'd, and made
A cistern for scald snakes. Sbakspeare. rising like a ladder, Well hast thou the scale of nature set,
SCALENE. 11. s. [French; scalenum, Lat.) From centre to circumference; whereon
in geometry, a triangle that has its three In contemplation of created things,
sides unequal to each other. Bailey. By steps we may ascend to God. Miltan. SCA'LINESS. n. s. [from scaly.] The state
The scale of the creatures is a matter of high speculation.
of being scaly. The higher nature still advances, and preserves
SCALL. n. so [skalladur, bald, Islandick. his superiority in the scale of being. Addison. See SCALDHEAD.] Leprosy; morbid
All the integral parts of nature have a beauti baldness. ful analogy to one another, and to their mighty Upon thy bald hede maist thou have the scall. original, whose images are more or less expresa
Chaucer. sive, according to their several gradations in the It is a dry scall, a leprosy upon the head. Lev. scale of beings.
Cheyne. ScA'LLION.n. s. (scalogna, Italian ; ascaWe believe an invisible world, and a scale of spiritual beings all nobler than ourselves. Bentley. SCA'LioP.n. 5. (escallop, French. ] A fiska
lonia, Latin.] A kind of onion. Far as creation's ample range extends, The scale of sensual mental pow'rs ascends.Pope.
with a hollow pectinated shell. 8. A figure subdivided by lines like the
So th' emperour Caligula, steps of a ladder, which is used to mea
That triumph'd o'er the British sea,
Engagéd his legions in fierce bustles sure proportions between pictures and
With periwincies, prawns, and muscles; the thing represented.
And led his troops with furious gallops, The map of London was set out in the year To charge whole regiments of scallops. Hudibrasa 1658, by Mr. Newcourt, drawn by a scale of The sand is in Scilly glistering, which may be yards.
Graunt. occasioned from freestone mingled with white 2. The series of harmonick or musical pro
To SCA'llop. v. a. To mark on the edge The bent of his thoughts and reasonings run with segments of circles. up and down this scale, that no people can be SCALP. n. s. [scheipe, Dutch, a shell ; happy but under good governments. Temple.
scalpo, Italian.] 10. Any thing marked at equal distances.
1. The scull; the cranium; the bone that They take the flow o'th' Nile By certain scale i' th' pyramid: they know
encloses the brain. By th' height, the lowness, or the mean, if dearth
High brandishing his bright dew-burning blade, Or foizon follow.
Upon his crested scalp so sore did smite, To SCALE. v. 2. (scalare, Italian.]
That to the scull a yawning wound it made.
Fuiry Queen, 1. [from scala, a ladder.] To climb as by If the fracture be not complicated with a vond ladders.
of the scalp, or the wound is too small to admit of Often have I scald the craggy oak,
the operation, the fracture must be laid bar; by All co dislodge the saven of ber nest;
saking away a large piece of the scalp Shop
2. The integuments of the head:
Be quick, nay very quick, or he 'll approach, White beards have arm'd their thiri and hair And, as you 're scamp'ring, stop you in your less scalps
King: Against thy majesty.
Sbakspeare. To Scan. v. a. (scandre, Fr. scando, Lat.) The hairy scalps
1. To examine a verse by counting the Are whirl'd aloof, while numerous trunks be feet.
Harry, whose tuneful and well-measur'd song Th' ensanguin'd field.
First taught our English musick how to span TO SCALP. v. a. [from the noun.] To Words with just note and accent, not to scan deprive the scull of its integuments. With Midas' ears, committing short and long.
· Milton. We seldom enquire for a fracture of the scull by scalping, but that the scalp itself is contused. They scan their verses upon their fingers.
Walsb. Sharp. SCA'LPEL. n. s. (French; scalpellum, 2. To examine nicely. Latin.] An instrument used to scrape
So he goes to heav'n, a bone by chirurgeons.
And so am I reveng’d: that would be scann'd.
Sbakspeare. Sca'ly. adj. [from scale.] Covered with
The rest the great architect scales.
Did wisely to conceal; and not divulge The river horse and scaly crocodile. Milton. His secrets to be scann'd by them, who ought His awful summons they so soon obey ;
Milton. So hear the scaly herd when Proteus blows, Every man has guilt, which he desires should And so to pasture follow through the sea. Dryd. not be rigorously scanned; and therefore, by the
A scaly fish with a forked tail. Woodward, rule of charity and justice, ought not to do that TO SCAMBLE. v. n. [This word, which which he would not suffer. Gov. of tbe Tongue. is scarcely in use, has much exercised At the final reckoning, when all men's actions
shall be scanned and judged, the great King shall the etymological sagacity of Meric Casaubon; but, as is usual, to no purpose.]
pass his sentence, according to the good men
have done, or neglected to do. Calamy. 1. To be turbulent and rapacious ; to Sir Roger exposing his palm, they crumpled
scramble ; to get by struggling with it into all shapes, and diligently scanned every others.
wrinkle that could be made in it. Addison. Have fresh chaff in the bin,
One moment and one thought might let him And somewhat to scamble for hog and for hen.
Tusser. The various turns of life, and fickle state of man. Scambling, out-facing, fashion-mong'ring boys,
Prior. That lie, and cog, and Hout, deprave and slander.
The actions of men in high stations are all conSbakspeare.
spicuous, and liable to be scanned and sifted. That self bill is urg'd, and had against us past,
Atterburya But that the scambling and unquiet time, SCANDAL. n. s. [craydanov; scandle, Fr.] Did push it out of further question. Shakspeare.
1. Offence given by the faults of others. He was no sooner entered into the town but
His lustful orgies he enlarg'd a scambling soldier clapt hold of his bridle, which
Even to the hill of scandal, by the grove he thought was in a begging or a drunken fashion.
Of Moloch homicide.
Milton, Wotton. 2. To shift awkwardly.
2. Reproachful aspersion ; opprobrious Some scambling shifts may be made without
censure ; infamy. them.
If black scandal, or foul-fac'd reproach, To SC A'MBLE. v. a. To mangle; to maul.
Attend the sequel of your imposition,
Your mere enforcement shall acquittance me My wood was cut in patches, and other parts of it scambled and cut before it was at its growth.
From all the impure blots and stains thereof. Sbak.
My known virtue is from scandal free,
And leaves no shadow for your calumny. Dryd. SCA'MBLER. n.'s. (Scottish.] A bold in
In the case of scandal, we are to retíect how truder upon one's generosity or table. men ought to judge.
Rogers, SCA'M BLINGLY, adv. (from scambling.) To SCA'NDAL. v.a. [from the noun.] To With turbulence and noise; with intru
treat opprobriously; to charge falsely sive audaciousness.
with faults. SCAM MO'NIATE, adj. [from scammony.]
You repin'd, Made with scammony.
Scandald the suppliants; for the people call'd It may be excited hy a local, scammoniate, or
them other acrimonious medicines. Wiseman, Time-pleasers, flatterers. Sbakspeare. SCA'MMONY. n. s. (Latin ; scammoneé, I do fawn on men, and hug them hard, French.] A concreted resinous juice,
And after scandal them.
Sbakspeare. light, tender, friable, of a greyish-brown To SCA'NDALIZE. v. a. (gxevčanifw; scancolour, and disagreeable odour. It daliser, French ; from scandal.] flows upon incision of the root of a kind 1. To offend by some action supposed of convolvulus, that grows in many
criminal. parts of Asia.
I demand who they are whom we scandalize To SC A'MPER. v. n. (schampen, Dutch ;
by using harmless things? Among ourselves, that
agree in this use, no man will say that one of us scampare, Italian.) To fly with speed
is offensive and scandalous unto another. Hooker. aud trepidation.
It had the excuse of some bashfulness, and care A fox seized upon the fawn, and fairly scam not to scandalize others.
Hammond, pered away with him.
L'Estrange Whoever considers the injustice of some miniYou will suddenly take a resolution, in your sters, in those intervals of parliament, will not cabinet of Highlanders, to scamper off with your be scandalized at the warmth and vivacity of those Addison. meetings.