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Definition: Scutching machine
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scutched
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [See Scotch
to cut slightly.]
1. To beat or whip; to drub. [Old or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
2. To separate the woody fiber from (flax, hemp, etc.) by
beating; to swingle.
3. To loosen and dress the fiber of (cotton or silk) by
beating; to free (fibrous substances) from dust by beating
, a machine used to scutch cotton, silk,
or flax; -- called also batting machine