Meaning of scutch

scutch

Pronunciation: (skuch), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to dress (flax) by beating.
  2. to dress (brick or stone); scotch.
—n.
  1. Also calleda device for scutching flax fiber.
  2. a small picklike tool with two cutting edges for trimming brick.
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