from The Century Dictionary.

  • Marked by scars; exhibiting scars; specifically, in botany, marked by the scars left by leaves, fruits, etc., that have fallen off.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of scar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective deeply affected or marked by mental or physical pain or injury
  • adjective blemished by injury or rough wear


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  • Did I say I would see you soon?

    Well I'm sorry, but i just came off my bike

    And my face is scarred

    And chance has barred me seeing you tonight

    I was over the other side of the city

    And if the truth be known I'd say

    That you look great from there before you shaved your golden hair today

    (A century of fakers, by Belle and Sebastian)

    December 29, 2008