1. (obsolete) Affected with the scab; scabby.
2. (obsolete) Paltry; worthless.
1. a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
2. the act of burning with steam or hot water
Sentences with scald as a noun:
- A war song such as was of yore chanted on the field of battle by the scalds of the yet heathen Saxons. — Sir Walter Scott.
1. subject to harsh criticism
2. treat with boiling water
- scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled
3. heat to the boiling point
- scald the milk
4. burn with a hot liquid or steam
- She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out
Sentences with scald as a verb:
- to scald the hand
- Scald the milk until little bubbles form.