HyperDic: scalp

English > 3 senses of the word scalp:
NOUNbodyscalpthe skin that covers the top of the head
VERBpossessionscalpsell illegally, as on the black market
changescalpremove the scalp of
scalp > pronunciation
Soundsskae'lp
English > scalp: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe skin that covers the top of the head.
Example"they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy"
Part ofhuman headThe head of a human being
Broaderskin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
Spanishcuero cabelludo
Catalancuir cabellut, cuir
Verbsscalpremove the scalp of
English > scalp: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningsell illegally, as on the black market.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
BroadersellExchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
Nounsscalpersomeone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost
English > scalp: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningRemove the scalp of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The enemies were scalped"
NarrowerliftRemove (hair) by scalping
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Nounsscalpthe skin that covers the top of the head

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