Definition of "scalped" [scalped]

  • (adjective) Having some specific type of scalp
  • (verb) Simple past tense and past participle of scalp.

Use "scalped" in a sentence

  • "In all his dealings with the Acadians, the Indian had found only unimpeachable faith and honor; but with the colonist of Massachusetts, there had been nothing but over-reaching and treachery: intercourse with the first had not led to a scratch, or a single drop of blood; while on the other hand a bounty of "one hundred pounds was offered for each male of their tribe if over twelve years of age, if scalped; one hundred and five pounds if taken prisoner; fifty pounds for each _woman and child scalped_, and fifty pounds when brought in alive.""
  • "The slain are scalped, that is, the scalp is circularly incised in the hairy part of the head and torn from the skull."
  • "I managed to get to their Powerstation show on a rare night out and it was pretty damn cool - but I'm not sure it was worth the $600 price tag scalped tickets were getting on TradeMe in the weeks beforehand."

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