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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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