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Noun: scaffold  'ska,fówld or ska-fuld
  1. A platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)
     
  2. A temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers
Verb: scaffold  'ska,fówld or ska-fuld
  1. Provide with a scaffold for support
    "scaffold the building before painting it"

Derived forms: scaffolding, scaffolds, scaffolded

Type of: arrangement, hold, hold up, platform, support, sustain

Part of: instrument of execution, scaffolding, staging

Encyclopedia: Scaffold