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Noun: scalp  skalp
  1. The skin that covers the top of the head
    "they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy"
Verb: scalp  skalp
  1. [N. Amer] (crime) sell illegally, as on the black market
     
  2. Remove the scalp of
    "The enemies were scalped"

Derived forms: scalped, scalping, scalps

Type of: cutis, flog [Brit], remove, sell, skin, take, take away, tegument, withdraw

Part of: human head

Encyclopedia: Scalp