Definition Scratch

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Definition

to scratch: to rub, to scrape, to claw; to graze, to cut, to mark, to grate
verb
Could you scratch my back please? I have a terrible itch.
I scratched my arm while climbing up the tree.

a scratch: a superficial skin injury, a small mark
noun

Examples

  • "Unfortunately, as the result of a vicious tackle in his weekly football match, Grandfather scratched his shin."

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