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Scalp meaning

scalp - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. A bed of oysters or mussels.
  2. 2. That part of the integument of the head which is usually covered with hair.
  3. 3. A part of the skin of the head, with the hair attached, cut or torn off from an enemy by the Indian warriors of North America, as a token of victory.
  4. 4. Fig.: The top; the summit.
  5. 5. To deprive of the scalp; to cut or tear the scalp from the head of.
  6. 6. To remove the skin of.
  7. 7. To brush the hairs or fuzz from, as wheat grains, in the process of high milling.
  8. 8. To make a small, quick profit by slight fluctuations of the market; - said of brokers who operate in this way on their own account.
  9. 9. Skin of the top of head.
  10. 10. To cut or tear the scalp from.

scalp - examples of usage

  1. I remember one large rock in the Scalp which was known as the " Soggarth's Stone." - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. A wink later, and his scalp would have hung there instead. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
  3. It appeared as if the head had no hair whatever; but starting from the bare scalp was an extraordinary number of thin rods, six inches or so in length. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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