scathe

Part of speech: verb

To injure severely; harm.

Part of speech: noun

Severe injury.

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Usage examples "scathe":

  1. Great scathe had her haughty love then brought us. - "The Nibelungenlied", Unknown.
  2. Gladly would they have parted the fray, or ever greater scathe was done. - "The Nibelungenlied", Unknown.
  3. More scathe they awaited from those of Etzel's band. - "The Nibelungenlied", Unknown.