Scab Synonyms & Definitions

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• ScabDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Any one of various more or less destructive fungus diseases attacking cultivated plants, and usually forming dark-colored crustlike spots.
  2. (n.) A nickname for a workman who engages for lower wages than are fixed by the trades unions; also, for one who takes the place of a workman on a strike.
  3. (n.) A slight irregular protuberance which defaces the surface of a casting, caused by the breaking away of a part of the mold.
  4. (n.) The mange, esp. when it appears on sheep.
  5. (n.) A mean, dirty, paltry fellow.
  6. (n.) A disease of potatoes producing pits in their surface, caused by a minute fungus (Tiburcinia Scabies).
  7. (n.) The itch in man; also, the scurvy.
  8. (v. i.) To become covered with a scab; as, the wound scabbed over.
  9. (n.) An incrustation over a sore, wound, vesicle, or pustule, formed by the drying up of the discharge from the diseased part.

• ScabredityDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Roughness; ruggedness.