Definition of scathe in English:

scathe

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Pronunciation: /skeɪð
 
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archaic

verb

[with object and usually with negative]
  • 1Harm; injure: he was barely scathed
    More example sentences
    • He'd been hit a few times, but for someone of his magnitude, it barely scathed him.
  • 1.1 literary Damage or destroy by fire or lightning: the pine tree scathed by lightning-fire
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    • The little wiry bushes that grow all over Yosemite seem to be barely scathed by the flames in places, a tribute to their hardiness.

noun

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  • Harm; injury: it was cheering to hear that you had got through winter and diphtheria without scathe

Derivatives

scatheless

adjective

Origin

Middle English: from Old Norse skathi (noun), skatha (verb); related to Dutch and German schaden (verb).

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