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English → English (WordNet) Definition: scurf scurf n 1: (botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts 2: a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin [syn: scale, exfoliation]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Scurf Scurf \Scurf\, n. [AS. scurf, sceorf, or from Scand.; cf. Sw. skorf, Dan. skurv, Icel. skurfur, D. schurft, G. schorf; all akin to AS. scurf, and to AS. sceorfan to scrape, to gnaw, G. sch["u]rfen to scrape, and probably also to E. scrape. Cf. Scurvy.] 1. Thin dry scales or scabs upon the body; especially, thin scales exfoliated from the cuticle, particularly of the scalp; dandruff. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, the foul remains of anything adherent. [1913 Webster] The scurf is worn away of each committed crime. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything like flakes or scales adhering to a surface. [1913 Webster] There stood a hill not far, whose grisly top Belched fire and rolling smoke; the rest entire Shone with a glossy scurf. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. (Bot.) Minute membranous scales on the surface of some leaves, as in the goosefoot. --Gray. [1913 Webster]


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