Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Scath (Page: 1284)

Scath (?; 277), n. [Icel. ska\'ebi; akin to Dan. skade, Sw. skada, AS. scea\'eba, sca\'eba, foe, injurer, OS. ska\'ebo, D. schade, schaden; cf. Gr. unharmed. Cf. Scathe, v.] Harm; damage; injury; hurt; waste; misfortune. [Written also scathe.]

But she was somedeal deaf, and that was skathe. Chaucer.
Great mercy, sure, for to enlarge a thrall, Whose freedom shall thee turn to greatest scath. Spenser.
Wherein Rome hath done you any scath, Let him make treble satisfaction. Shak.