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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers; A platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded) v. - Provide with a set of boards for support.

Usage examples (37)
  • scaffold the building before painting it
  • Stealing robes from a funeral scaffold is simply foolish for anyone to try, given all they've heard about the Sioux.
  • At the foot of the scaffold was a long bench on which the
  • I could not go on though the scaffold were the doom of my silence. for more
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