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scatch

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

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.

sketch

Sketch
(n.) An outline or general delineation of anything; a first rough or incomplete draught or plan of any design; especially, in the fine arts, such a representation of an object or scene as serves the artist's purpose by recording its chief features; also, a preliminary study for an original work.
(n.) To draw the outline or chief features of; to make a rought of.
(n.) To plan or describe by giving the principal points or ideas of.
(v. i.) To make sketches, as of landscapes.

slatch

Slatch
(n.) The period of a transitory breeze.
(n.) An interval of fair weather.
(n.) The loose or slack part of a rope; slack.

slutch

Slutch
(n.) Slush.

smatch

Smatch
(n.) Taste; tincture; smack.
(v. i.) To smack.

smutch

Smutch
(n.) A stain; a dirty spot.
(v. t.) To blacken with smoke, soot, or coal.

snatch

Snatch
(n.) To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony; as, to snatch a loaf or a kiss.
(n.) To seize and transport away; to rap.
(n.) A hasty catching or seizing; a grab; a catching at, or attempt to seize, suddenly.
(n.) A short period of vigorous action; as, a snatch at weeding after a shower.
(n.) A small piece, fragment, or quantity; a broken part; a scrap.
(n.) The handle of a scythe; a snead.
(v. i.) To attempt to seize something suddenly; to catch; -- often with at; as, to snatch at a rope.

stitch

Stitch
(v. i.) A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made.
(v. i.) A single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a link, or loop, of yarn; as, to let down, or drop, a stitch; to take up a stitch.
(v. i.) A space of work taken up, or gone over, in a single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space passed over; distance.
(v. i.) A local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a needle; as, a stitch in the side.
(v. i.) A contortion, or twist.
(v. i.) Any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every stitch of clothes.
(v. i.) A furrow.
(v. i.) To practice stitching, or needlework.
(v. t.) To form stitches in; especially, to sew in such a manner as to show on the surface a continuous line of stitches; as, to stitch a shirt bosom.
(v. t.) To sew, or unite together by stitches; as, to stitch printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet.
(v. t.) To form land into ridges.

swatch

Swatch
(n.) A swath.
(n.) A piece, pattern, or sample, generally of cloth.

switch

Switch
(n.) A small, flexible twig or rod.
(n.) A movable part of a rail; or of opposite rails, for transferring cars from one track to another.
(n.) A separate mass or trees of hair, or of some substance (at jute) made to resemble hair, worn on the head by women.
(n.) A mechanical device for shifting an electric current to another circuit.
(v. i.) To walk with a jerk.
(v. t.) To strike with a switch or small flexible rod; to whip.
(v. t.) To swing or whisk; as, to switch a cane.
(v. t.) To trim, as, a hedge.
(v. t.) To turn from one railway track to another; to transfer by a switch; -- generally with off, from, etc.; as, to switch off a train; to switch a car from one track to another.
(v. t.) To shift to another circuit.