Definition of Scalping

1. Verb. (present participle of scalp) ¹

2. Noun. The action by which someone is scalped. ¹

3. Noun. A fraudulent form of market manipulation in which a person buys shares immediately before recommending the shares to others, thus driving the price up ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scalping

1. scalp [v] - See also: scalp

Medical Definition of Scalping

1. Scalping iron, an instrument used in scraping foul and carious bones; a raspatory. Scalping knife, a knife used by north American Indians in scalping. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scalping

scaloppini
scalp
scalp contusion
scalp haematoma
scalp hair
scalp infection
scalp laceration
scalp lock
scalp muscle
scalpal
scalped
scalpels
scalper
scalpers
scalpings
scalpins
scalpless
scalpriform
scalpriform incisors
scalprum
scalprums
scalps
scaly
scaly-sided merganser
scaly-winged
scaly anteater
scaly anteaters
scaly fern

Literary usage of Scalping

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1. The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants: Being a Description of by Richard Irving Dodge (1876)
"scalping. WHEN Indians wear scalp locks the process of scalping consists in removing from the head a ... scalping is not fatal. I have known several persons ..."

2. The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants: Being a Description of by Richard Irving Dodge (1876)
"scalping. WHEN* Indians wear scalp locks the process of scalping consists in removing from the head a round piece of skin of which the crown is the centre. ..."

3. The Conquest of Canada by George Warburton (1849)
"The women proceed with the expedition for some distance; and when they must 9 " The modern scalping-knife is of civilised manufacture, made expressly for ..."

4. Railway Legislation in the United States by Balthasar Henry Meyer (1903)
"Tickets : scalping, Redemption of Unused Tickets, Passes. — The public has long been familiar with arguments for and against ticket brokerage, ..."

5. The Heart of the Railroad Problem: The History of Railway Discrimination in by Frank Parsons (1906)
"In 10 States where statutes were passed against scalping, the brokers and the railroads practically nullified the law. And by collusion with these brokers ..."

6. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"Indian scalping Parties on the Frontier.—Their cautious and destructive Movements ... The scalping-knife.—Tomahawk—Battle- ax.—War-club.—Declaration of War. ..."

7. The Hunting Grounds of the Great West: A Description of the Plains, Game by Richard Irving Dodge, William Blackmore (1878)
"scalping. WHEN Indians wear scalp locks the pro consists in removing from the head a rou of which the crown is the centre. Noi Indians wear scalp locks, ..."

8. The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants: Being a Description of by Richard Irving Dodge (1876)
"scalping. WHEN Indians wear scalp locks the process of scalping consists in removing from the head a ... scalping is not fatal. I have known several persons ..."

9. The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants: Being a Description of by Richard Irving Dodge (1876)
"scalping. WHEN* Indians wear scalp locks the process of scalping consists in removing from the head a round piece of skin of which the crown is the centre. ..."

10. The Conquest of Canada by George Warburton (1849)
"The women proceed with the expedition for some distance; and when they must 9 " The modern scalping-knife is of civilised manufacture, made expressly for ..."

11. Railway Legislation in the United States by Balthasar Henry Meyer (1903)
"Tickets : scalping, Redemption of Unused Tickets, Passes. — The public has long been familiar with arguments for and against ticket brokerage, ..."

12. The Heart of the Railroad Problem: The History of Railway Discrimination in by Frank Parsons (1906)
"In 10 States where statutes were passed against scalping, the brokers and the railroads practically nullified the law. And by collusion with these brokers ..."

13. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"Indian scalping Parties on the Frontier.—Their cautious and destructive Movements ... The scalping-knife.—Tomahawk—Battle- ax.—War-club.—Declaration of War. ..."

14. The Hunting Grounds of the Great West: A Description of the Plains, Game by Richard Irving Dodge, William Blackmore (1878)
"scalping. WHEN Indians wear scalp locks the pro consists in removing from the head a rou of which the crown is the centre. Noi Indians wear scalp locks, ..."

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