What does the word scalp mean?

Usage examples for scalp

  1. Gun- shot wounds of the scalp are usually associated with damage to the skull and brain. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. " It is gone," he said in an amazed voice after feeling at his scalp. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  3. But we'll not burn more powder until we're pretty certain of fetching a scalp. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin