Scald \Scald\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scalded; p. pr. & vb. n.
[OF. eschalder, eschauder, escauder, F. ['e]chauder, fr. L. excaldare; ex + caldus, calidus, warm, hot. See Ex, and Caldron.]
1. To burn with hot liquid or steam; to pain or injure by contact with, or immersion in, any hot fluid; as, to scald the hand. [1913 Webster]
Mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Here the blue flames of scalding brimstone fall. --Cowley. [1913 Webster]
2. To expose to a boiling or violent heat over a fire, or in hot water or other liquor; as, to scald milk or meat. [1913 Webster]
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