Associations to the word «Scalp»


SCALP, noun. (now dialectal) The top of the head; the skull.
SCALP, noun. The part of the head where the hair grows from, or used to grow from.
SCALP, noun. A part of the skin of the head, with the hair attached, formerly cut or torn off from an enemy by Native American warriors as a token of victory.
SCALP, noun. A victory.
SCALP, noun. (Scotland) A bed or stratum of shellfish; a scaup.
SCALP, noun. (figurative) The top; the summit.
SCALP, verb. To remove the scalp (part of the head from where the hair grows), by brutal act or accident.
SCALP, verb. (slang) To resell, especially tickets, usually for an inflated price, often illegally.
SCALP, verb. To screen or sieve ore before further processing
SCALP, verb. (surgery) To remove the skin of.
SCALP, verb. (milling) To brush the hairs or fuzz from (wheat grains, etc.) in the process of high milling.
SCALP LOCK, noun. A long tuft of hair left on the crown of the head by the warriors of some Native American tribes.

Dictionary definition

SCALP, noun. The skin that covers the top of the head; "they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy".
SCALP, verb. Sell illegally, as on the black market.
SCALP, verb. Remove the scalp of; "The enemies were scalped".

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