Complete Definition of "scutch"

English

Etymology 1
Perhaps imitative.

Pronunciation
IPA|/skÊʧ/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÊtÊ|-ÊtÊ

Verb
en-verb|scutch|es

  1. to beat or flog, especially for extracting the fibers from flax stalks

#:*2005: "Scutching": the title of subsection 32.10.3 in section 32.10 "PROCESSING FIBER FLAX" â John Martin, Warren Leonard, David Stamp, Richard Waldren, Principles of Field Crop Production (4th Edition)
#:*1976: His prey was more often the over-scutched huswives, the threepenny whores with well-whipped backs, both from the beadle and their own hot-blooded clients. â Robert Nye, Falstaff

Noun
en-noun|es

  1. An implement used to separate the fibres of flax by beating them

Translations
Italian: maciulla f

Etymology 2
From Ir..

Noun
en-noun|es

  1. A tuft or clump of grass.

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