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Definition of Scalp


  1. A bed of oysters or mussels.
  2. That part of the integument of the head which is usually covered with hair.
  3. A part of the skin of the head, with the hair attached, cut or torn off from an enemy by the Indian warriors of North America, as a token of victory.
  4. Fig.: The top; the summit.
  5. To deprive of the scalp; to cut or tear the scalp from the head of.
  6. To remove the skin of.
  7. To brush the hairs or fuzz from, as wheat grains, in the process of high milling.
  8. To make a small, quick profit by slight fluctuations of the market; -- said of brokers who operate in this way on their own account.

Scalp Translations

scalp in French is scalpe, scalp
scalp in German is Skalp
scalp in Spanish is cuero cabelludo