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Scar


SC'AR, noun

1. A mark in the skin or flesh of an animal made by a wound or an ulcer, and remaining after the wound or ulcer is healed. The soldier is proud of his scars.

2. Any mark or injury; a blemish.

The earth had the beauty of youth - and not a wrinkle, scar or fracture on its body.

3. [Latin scarus; Gr.] A fish of the Labrus kind.

SC'AR, verb transitive To mark with a scar