What does the word scrape mean?

Usage examples for scrape

  1. He was in a bad scrape, that was plain; and the longer he thought about it, the darker the prospect seemed to grow. – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
  2. The gray seal, at least, would not be found- he was lucky there- he had only to scrape it off, and- No- wait! – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  3. I wish you hadn't got into that scrape the other day. – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic