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synonyms for scabbing

  • exfoliate
  • sliver
  • blister
  • chip
  • desquamate
  • drop
  • pare
  • scab
  • scale
  • shed
  • slice
  • trim
  • delaminate
  • wear away
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How to use scabbing in a sentence

The drying and scabbing of discharge along the margin of the perforation is apt to give trouble for some weeks.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
They are organized to destroy scabbing amongst themselves and to encourage scabbing amongst others.
WAR OF THE CLASSESJACK LONDON
Therefore he is scabbing upon his weaker and less capable brother workman.
WAR OF THE CLASSESJACK LONDON
On the subject of scabbing I must refer my reader to the well known work of Mr. John Hunter.
AN ESSAY ON THE APPLICATION OF THE LUNAR CAUSTIC IN THE CURE OF CERTAIN WOUNDS AND ULCERSJOHN HIGGINBOTTOM
I would introduce in this place some observations on the comparative effects of healing by eschar and by scabbing.
AN ESSAY ON THE APPLICATION OF THE LUNAR CAUSTIC IN THE CURE OF CERTAIN WOUNDS AND ULCERSJOHN HIGGINBOTTOM
The advantage of healing by eschar over that by scabbing is quite decided.
AN ESSAY ON THE APPLICATION OF THE LUNAR CAUSTIC IN THE CURE OF CERTAIN WOUNDS AND ULCERSJOHN HIGGINBOTTOM
I move that we give five minutes to Mr. Judson to 'explain', as he calls it, his scabbing.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
"It ain't your color, it's your scabbing," a sharp voice interrupted.
THE HARBORERNEST POOLE
As it is, he is scabbing upon his English brother to the tune of $79.50 per week.
WAR OF THE CLASSESJACK LONDON
You ought to be ashamed of yourself, you big coward, scabbing on honest men.
THE STRENGTH OF THE STRONGJACK LONDON
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