What does the word scold mean?

Usage examples for scold

  1. Don't scold me, son. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  2. Don't scold me for asking about it. – Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman
  3. No mother of daughters was ever less addicted to scold and to be fretful. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope