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English noun: scalp

1. scalp (body) the skin that covers the top of the head

SamplesThey wanted to take his scalp as a trophy.

Broader (hypernym)cutis, skin, tegument

Part meronymhuman head

English verb: scalp

1. scalp (possession) sell illegally, as on the black market

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)sell

Domain categorycrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

2. scalp (change) remove the scalp of

SamplesThe enemies were scalped.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

Narrower (hyponym)lift

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