It was no more than the scurf of his skin, which was constantly shuffled off.
Many explosions of boilers have been caused by accumulation of scurf.
This is a scaly disease affecting the head, and giving rise to the formation of the small troublesome particles known as scurf.
Scurf, Scurfiness, minute scales on the surface of many leaves, as of Goosefoot.
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