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scald properly“scabby,” but used as “a word of contempt, implying poverty, disease, and filth” (JOHNSON) : “rascally, scald” HENRY V., v. 1. 5 ( “scauld,” Cambridge ); “scald knave,” HENRY V., v. 1. 28 ( “scauld,” Cambridge ); “scald rhymers,” ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, v. 2. 214.

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