Scall meaning

skôld, skäld
The definition of a scall is a skin disease with scabs or scales.

An example of a scall is the skin illness mentioned in the book of Leviticus in the Bible.

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A scaly eruption of the skin or scalp.
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A scaly eruption of the skin or scalp.
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A scurf or scabby disease, especially of the scalp.
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Any scaly, or scabby, disease of the skin; scurf.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of scall

  • Middle English from Old Norse skalli a bald head skel-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Icelandic skalli, a bald head. Compare scald.

    From Wiktionary