5 letter word starting with sco

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scoat verb t. To prop; to scotch.
scobs noun sing. & pl. Raspings of ivory, hartshorn, metals, or other hard substance., The dross of metals.
scoff noun Derision; ridicule; mockery; derisive or mocking expression of scorn, contempt, or reproach., An object of scorn, mockery, or derision., To show insolent ridicule or mockery; to manifest contempt by derisive acts or language; — often with at., To treat or address with derision; to assail scornfully; to mock at.
scoke noun Poke (Phytolacca decandra).
scold verb i. To find fault or rail with rude clamor; to brawl; to utter harsh, rude, boisterous rebuke; to chide sharply or coarsely; — often with at; as, to scold at a servant., To chide with rudeness and clamor; to rate; also, to rebuke or reprove with severity., One who scolds, or makes a practice of scolding; esp., a rude, clamorous woman; a shrew., A scolding; a brawl.
scole noun School.
scomm noun A buffoon., A flout; a jeer; a gibe; a taunt.
scone noun A cake, thinner than a bannock, made of wheat or barley or oat meal.
scoop noun A large ladle; a vessel with a long handle, used for dipping liquids; a utensil for bailing boats., A deep shovel, or any similar implement for digging out and dipping or shoveling up anything; as, a flour scoop; the scoop of a dredging machine., A spoon-shaped instrument, used in extracting certain substances or foreign bodies., A place hollowed out; a basinlike cavity; a hollow., A sweep; a stroke; a swoop., The act of scooping, or taking with a scoop or ladle; a motion with a scoop, as in dipping or shoveling., To take out or up with, a scoop; to lade out., To empty by lading; as, to scoop a well dry., To make hollow, as a scoop or dish; to excavate; to dig out; to form by digging or excavation.
scoot verb i. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run hastily away.
scope noun That at which one aims; the thing or end to which the mind directs its view; that which is purposed to be reached or accomplished; hence, ultimate design, aim, or purpose; intention; drift; object., Room or opportunity for free outlook or aim; space for action; amplitude of opportunity; free course or vent; liberty; range of view, intent, or action., Extended area., Length; extent; sweep; as, scope of cable., To look at for the purpose of evaluation; usually with out; as, to scope out the area as a camping site.
score noun A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account., An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness., Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf., The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number., A distance of twenty yards; — a term used in ancient archery and gunnery., A weight of twenty pounds., The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket., A line drawn; a groove or furrow., The original and entire draught, or its transcript, of a composition, with the parts for all the different instruments or voices written on staves one above another, so that they can be read at a glance; — so called from the bar, which, in its early use, was drawn through all the parts., To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash., Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally., To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge., To engrave, as upon a shield., To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game., To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9., To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.
scorn noun Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs from the opinion of the utter meanness and unworthiness of an object., An act or expression of extreme contempt., An object of extreme disdain, contempt, or derision., To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy of regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain., To treat with extreme contempt; to make the object of insult; to mock; to scoff at; to deride., To scoff; to mock; to show contumely, derision, or reproach; to act disdainfully.
scoth verb t. To clothe or cover up.
scots adjective Of or pertaining to the Scotch; Scotch; Scottish; as, Scots law; a pound Scots (1s. 8d.).
scour verb t. To rub hard with something rough, as sand or Bristol brick, especially for the purpose of cleaning; to clean by friction; to make clean or bright; to cleanse from grease, dirt, etc., as articles of dress., To purge; as, to scour a horse., To remove by rubbing or cleansing; to sweep along or off; to carry away or remove, as by a current of water; — often with off or away., To pass swiftly over; to brush along; to traverse or search thoroughly; as, to scour the coast., To clean anything by rubbing., To cleanse anything., To be purged freely; to have a diarrhoea., To run swiftly; to rove or range in pursuit or search of something; to scamper., Diarrhoea or dysentery among cattle.
scout noun A swift sailing boat., A projecting rock., To reject with contempt, as something absurd; to treat with ridicule; to flout; as, to scout an idea or an apology., A person sent out to gain and bring in tidings; especially, one employed in war to gain information of the movements and condition of an enemy., A college student’s or undergraduate’s servant; — so called in Oxford, England; at Cambridge called a gyp; and at Dublin, a skip., A fielder in a game for practice., The act of scouting or reconnoitering., To observe, watch, or look for, as a scout; to follow for the purpose of observation, as a scout., To pass over or through, as a scout; to reconnoiter; as, to scout a country., To go on the business of scouting, or watching the motions of an enemy; to act as a scout.
scowl verb i. To wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a frowning look; to look sour, sullen, severe, or angry., Hence, to look gloomy, dark, or threatening; to lower., To look at or repel with a scowl or a frown., To express by a scowl; as, to scowl defiance., The wrinkling of the brows or face in frowing; the expression of displeasure, sullenness, or discontent in the countenance; an angry frown., Hence, gloom; dark or threatening aspect.