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Noun: scutch  skúch
  1. A wooden instrument used in scutching flax and hemp
    - scutcher, swingle
     
  2. The woody fibre of flax; the refuse of scutched flax
Verb: scutch  skúch
  1. To separate the woody fibre from (flax, hemp, etc.) by beating
    - swingle
     
  2. To beat or whip; to drub

Derived forms: scutched, scutching, scutches