Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of scratch.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scratch.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I want to get rid of the scratches from the dashboard and the stains from the seats.

    Fiat Seicento Sporting « Barefoot in the Kitchen

  • David Eckstein scratches and claws his way as he leads the Angels to the playoffs.

    USATODAY.com - Gritty Angel saved by hustle

  • Her briar-root fingers, which could still strip a bine more quickly than most people's, were stained black with juice and covered with scratches from the rough clinging stems.

    Mrs. Miniver

  • Together they walked home without a single pink rose in her hands, but with a good number of scratches from the roses 'thorny stems.

    Flower Stories

  • Affected areas on the lower limbs are often referred to as scratches, but the process is more correctly known as photoactivated vasculitis.

    TheHorse.com News

  • They get half the product right (iTunes handles podcasts perfectly) and fuck the other half up (iPods covered in scratches and with batteries dying after a few short months).

    Scripting News for 2/10/2007 « Scripting News Annex

  • If you look at the box, the wrench is meant to sit in scratches hands behind his back, as if he’s preparing for a swing.

    PvPonline » 2009 » March » 12

  • The word barely scratches the surface where Lindy was concerned.

    Moments in Time

  • She told the investigator the scratches might be a result of Michael's attempt to stop his mother from suffocating him.

    Cruel Deception

  • In many ways, the scratches were the most damaging of the evidence amassed by the prosecution.

    Cruel Deception

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