Definition of "scape" [scape]

  • (noun) Botany A leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground, as in the tulip.
  • (noun) Biology A stalklike part, such as a feather shaft or a segment of an insect's antenna.
  • (noun) Architecture The shaft of a column.
  • (verb) Archaic Variant of escape.
  • (noun) A scene; a view. Often used in combination: seascape; mindscape.

Use "scape" in a sentence

  • "Karl was not without _his_ hair-breadth "'scape" -- having been chased by"
  • "Teach them to cut the entire flowering stem (called a scape) to the base, to bring cuttings indoors when they are just beginning to open and to place them in water immediately."
  • "Hardneck garlic developes an impressive flowering stalk, called a scape, which can grow from 24 to 48 inches in height."

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