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Boil a small lump of alum, and scald them in the alum-water.

Another method is to scald them, and then to rub off the outer skin.

Scald and peel them; throwing them, as they are peeled, into cold water.

Scald your china or silver pot, and pour the coffee into it.

You should mix your brandy and sugar before you scald the peaches.

Scald and flour a cloth, and sew, or tie, the pudding firmly in it.

Scald a quart of cream; when almost cold, put to it four eggs well beaten, a spoonful and a half of flour, with nutmeg and sugar.

The water to be used should be lukewarm in summer, and in very cold weather it must be hot, but not so as to scald the yeast.

The time required to scald cream depends on the size of the pan, and the heat of the fire; but the slower it is done the better.

For an extensive burn or scald, skilful advice should immediately be obtained, as it always endangers the life of the sufferer.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "to be very hot; to afflict painfully with hot liquid or steam," from Old North French escalder "to scald, to scorch" (Old French eschalder "heat, boil up, bubble," Modern French échauder), from Late Latin excaldare "bathe in hot water" (source also of Spanish escaldar, Italian scaldare "heat with hot water"), from Latin ex- "off" (see ex-) + calidus "hot" (see calorie). Related: Scalded; scalding. The noun is c.1600, from the verb.

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