2. Verb. (past of scratch) ¹
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Definition of Scratched
1. scratch [v] - See also: scratch
Lexicographical Neighbors of Scratched
Literary usage of Scratched
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Old English Glosses: Chiefly Unpublished by Arthur Sampson Napier (1900)
"IN some of the MSS. containing glosses written in ink we find other glosses merely scratched with the stilus without any colouring matter. ..."
2. Rocks and Rock Minerals: A Manual of the Elements of Petrology Without the by Louis Valentine Pirsson (1913)
"Difficultly scratched by the knife. Occurs in cavities, veins or seams. Natrolite, p. 103. ... Easily scratched by knife but not by finger nail. In masses. ..."
3. Knitting-work: A Web of Many Textures by Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber (1859)
"WHAT is the meaning of ' scratched gneiss' ? " said Ike, stopping in the perusal of Dr. Kane's work, as his eye was attracted by a picture of a rock thus ..."
4. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"... where, by the way, it still exists (1880), with a tablet proclaiming its history, and rejoicing in a window upon •which his name is scratched. ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1883)
"The adjacent skin was to all appearances normal, and had not been scratched. This piece of skin was cut into a series of thirty sections, the first one ..."