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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scath \Scath\ (sk[a^]th; 277), n. [Icel. ska[eth]i; akin to Dan. skade, Sw. skada, AS. scea[eth]a, sca[eth]a, foe, injurer, OS. ska[eth]o, D. schade, harm, injury, OHG. scade, G. schade, schaden; cf. Gr. 'askhqh`s unharmed. Cf. Scathe, v.] Harm; damage; injury; hurt; waste; misfortune. [Written also scathe.] [1913 Webster] But she was somedeal deaf, and that was skathe. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Great mercy, sure, for to enlarge a thrall, Whose freedom shall thee turn to greatest scath. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Wherein Rome hath done you any scath, Let him make treble satisfaction. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Scathe
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scathe \Scathe\ (sk[=a][th]; 277), Scath \Scath\ (sk[a^]th; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scathed (sk[=a][th]d or sk[a^]tht); p. pr. & vb. n. Scathing (sk[=a][th]"[i^]ng or sk[a^]th"-).] [Icel. ska[eth]a; akin to AS. scea[eth]an, sce[eth][eth]an, Dan. skade, Sw. skada, D. & G. schaden, OHG. scad[=o]n, Goth. ska[thorn]jan.] To do harm to; to injure; to damage; to waste; to destroy. [1913 Webster] As when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks or mountain pines. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Strokes of calamity that scathe and scorch the soul. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]




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