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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The condition of having many incrustations that form over a sore or wound during healing.

Usage examples (5)
  • Adjective, : a scabby trick
  • Yet this is nothing near the worst sort, and is naught else but a kind of a scabbiness that the most accomplishedst marriages are infected with.
  • Thus the elephantiasis, being an intense scabbiness, is not a new kind; nor is the water-dread distinguished from other melancholic and stomachical affections but only...
  • These fungous growths appear as dark-colored spots, which arrest the growth of the apple immediately beneath, causing it to become distorted, while the expansion and... for more
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