scald

Part of speech: verb

To burn with a hot fluid; cook or cleanse with very hot water.

Part of speech: noun

An act of scalding, or the injury inflicted by it.

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Usage examples "scald":

  1. She could feel the scald of his breathing. - "Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl", Fannie Hurst.
  2. Scald milk with onion and mace. - "The-Suffrage-Cook-Book", 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", Gordon Randall Garrett.