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skawld

  • n  a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
  • n  the act of burning with steam or hot water
  • v  subject to harsh criticism
  • v  treat with boiling water
    scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled
  • v  heat to the boiling point
    scald the milk
  • v  burn with a hot liquid or steam
    She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out

  • It took a YouTube video to scald the conscience of officials at Fort Bragg, where soldiers returned from 15 months in Afghanistan to a barracks festooned with filth, paint peeling .
  • I was a silly fool to scald myself and will never go near a bathtub again as long as I live.
  • The animal-rights group says KFC's suppliers drug and scald the chickens, and sear off their beaks with hot blades before slaughtering them in an inhumane manner.
News & Articles

  • Hints from Heloise: Scalding milk helps in baking
    Dear Heloise Why do some instructions call for scalded milk? What is the purpose? -- Pat W., Harrisonburg, Va.
    Sept. 4, 2013 - Erie Times-News
  • Heloise: The reason behind scalding milk
    Dear Heloise: Why do some instructions call for scalded milk? What is the purpose? Thanks in advance! - Pat W., Harrisonburg, Va. Very good question, and one I had to think about.
    Sept. 3, 2013 - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
  • Heloise: Kill bacteria
    Dear Heloise: Why do some instructions call for scalded milk? What is the purpose? Thanks in advance! - Pat W., Harrisonburg, Va. Very good question, and one I had to think about.
    Sept. 3, 2013 - Amarillo Globe-News
Quotes

  • Dusty Baker in MLB.com
    Not really. He's not tired,Baker said. "Plus, with the options we have, in this ballpark, he's an option to scald one. I believe in the law of averages, and it's definitely on his side. This is too big a series to have your big boys out of...
  • Beck in Fresno Bee (registration)
    Beck wrote that the family had used this same kettle "for heating water to scald hogs. They butchered the hogs, 20 or 30 of them, dressed. ...... I remember watching the kettle to keep it boiling. ......"

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