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I'll have to tell the oul' lad and he'll have me scalded with his tongue.

Many of the Spaniards were terribly burned, bruised and scalded.

How I was scalded and reduced to nothing, how I blushed before Melanie!

Always milk in buckets or cups that have been scalded since the last using.

Require all cans and pails to be scalded immediately after they are used.

All these things are first to be scalded in boiling salt water.

She is burned, scalded, disfigured—she hardly knows her name, or where she came from.

He was given to drink, this little man who was scalded by life.

Only a scalded hand, it is true, but a wound is a wound, all the world over.

Milk has been scalded or cooked to keep it from time immemorial.

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SCALDED

burned

adjectivemarked by fire or intense heat
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