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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: SC??C?

scarce

scarce
(adv.) Alt. of Scarcely
(superl.) Not plentiful or abundant; in small quantity in proportion to the demand; not easily to be procured; rare; uncommon.
(superl.) Scantily supplied (with); deficient (in); -- with of.
(superl.) Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; stingy.

scatch

scatch
(n.) A kind of bit for the bridle of a horse; -- called also scatchmouth.

sconce

sconce
(p. p.) A fortification, or work for defense; a fort.
(p. p.) A hut for protection and shelter; a stall.
(p. p.) A piece of armor for the head; headpiece; helmet.
(p. p.) Fig.: The head; the skull; also, brains; sense; discretion.
(p. p.) A poll tax; a mulct or fine.
(p. p.) A protection for a light; a lantern or cased support for a candle; hence, a fixed hanging or projecting candlestick.
(p. p.) Hence, the circular tube, with a brim, in a candlestick, into which the candle is inserted.
(p. p.) A squinch.
(p. p.) A fragment of a floe of ice.
(p. p.) A fixed seat or shelf.
(v. t.) To shut up in a sconce; to imprison; to insconce.
(v. t.) To mulct; to fine.

scorch

scorch
(v. i.) To be burnt on the surface; to be parched; to be dried up.
(v. i.) To burn or be burnt.
(v. t.) To burn superficially; to parch, or shrivel, the surface of, by heat; to subject to so much heat as changes color and texture without consuming; as, to scorch linen.
(v. t.) To affect painfully with heat, or as with heat; to dry up with heat; to affect as by heat.
(v. t.) To burn; to destroy by, or as by, fire.

scotch

scotch
(a.) Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish.
(n.) The dialect or dialects of English spoken by the people of Scotland.
(n.) Collectively, the people of Scotland.
(n.) A chock, wedge, prop, or other support, to prevent slipping; as, a scotch for a wheel or a log on inclined ground.
(n.) A slight cut or incision; a score.
(v. t.) To shoulder up; to prop or block with a wedge, chock, etc., as a wheel, to prevent its rolling or slipping.
(v. t.) To cut superficially; to wound; to score.

scutch

scutch
(n.) A wooden instrument used in scutching flax and hemp.
(n.) The woody fiber of flax; the refuse of scutched flax.
(v. t.) To beat or whip; to drub.
(v. t.) To separate the woody fiber from (flax, hemp, etc.) by beating; to swingle.
(v. t.) To loosen and dress the fiber of (cotton or silk) by beating; to free (fibrous substances) from dust by beating and blowing.