What does the word scald mean?

Usage examples for scald

  1. She could feel the scald of his breathing. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  2. Scald milk with onion and mace. – The-Suffrage-Cook-Book by Kleber, L. O., Mrs.
  3. Yet he could pick up such small things as a nephew of one of the men getting a bad scald on his arm. – Fifty Per Cent Prophet by Gordon Randall Garrett