Word usage trends for “scald”
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Translations for 'scald'
- British English: scald VERB
If you scald yourself, you burn yourself with very hot liquid or steam.A patient scalded herself in a hot bath.
- British English: scald NOUN
A scald is a burn caused by very hot liquid or steam.Scalds, burns, and poisoning can all be life-threatening.
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