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Definitions of scar

  1. a mark left ( usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
  2. an indication of damage
  3. mark with a scar; " The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
  4. A mark in the skin or flesh of an animal, made by a wound or ulcer, and remaining after the wound or ulcer is healed; a cicatrix; a mark left by a previous injury; a blemish; a disfigurement.
  5. A mark left upon a stem or branch by the fall of a leaf, leaflet, or frond, or upon a seed by the separation of its support. See Illust.. under Axillary.
  6. To mark with a scar or scars.
  7. To form a scar.
  8. An isolated or protruding rock; a steep, rocky eminence; a bare place on the side of a mountain or steep bank of earth.
  9. A marine food fish, the scarus, or parrot fish.
  10. The formation of new tissue in the process of wound healing.
  11. A mark left on the skin after the healing of a wound or ulcer; a mark or blemish; a steep rock or bank.
  12. To mark with, or as with, a scar.
  13. Scarred.
  14. Scarring.
  15. Cicatrix.
  16. Cicatrix of a wound.
  17. The mark left by a wound or sore: any mark or blemish.
  18. To mark with a scar.
  19. To become scarred:- pr. p. scarring; pa. t. and pa. p. scarred.
  20. A precipitous bank or rock.
  21. Mark of a wound or sore; a steep bank.
  22. To mark, or be marked, with a scar.
  23. The mark left on the skin after the healing of a wound; any mark of past injury.
  24. A mark left by a wound or sore; a blemish; a steep bank or rock.
  25. A fish of the wrasse family.
  26. A mark left by a wound which has healed; any mark or blemish.
  27. A fish of the genus scarus- usually called parrot- fish.
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Usage examples for scar

  1. 5, 1837. " Ranaway, the negro man Hardy- has a scar on the upper lip, and another made with a knife on his neck." – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. What a naughty, dreadful face it was, with the purple scar across the left cheek! – Little Grandfather by Sophie May
  3. We inspect the healed scar and pass on. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  4. Do you see that scar – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  5. The livid scar of it is a dumb witness to my zeal. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  6. Now he is a man, and he often tells children how he got this dreadful scar and all because he did not mind quickly. – Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
  7. " That's about the same job we've got," laughed the man with the scar – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  8. She always limped a little from the blow that Manuello gave to her; the deep, sad scar he left upon her gentle heart could not be seen, and it, somehow, grew over as her flesh and family increased. –  by
  9. I love every scar in their old grey faces. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  10. The old fellow had a rat- like gray eye- the other was hid under a black patch- and there was a deep red scar across his forehead, slanting from the patch that covered the extinguished orb. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  11. He touched the scar with his hand, and she wavered. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  12. The scar was there. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  13. No, she has no scar – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  14. You can see the scar on the other side of his head." – Suite Mentale by Gordon Randall Garrett
  15. Now I understand- if my mother made up something about that scar it was just to hide something else that was worse! – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  16. " I know how you got that, Chad," she said, and with her lips she gently touched the scar – The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox
  17. Well, maybe a long scar down the cheek would do even better. – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  18. Stephen was greatly drawn toward this young German with the great scar on his pleasant face. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  19. Perhaps a scar later, warrior! – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  20. And he had that scar – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
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