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Verb: scab (scabbed,scabbing)  skab
  1. Form a scab
    "the wounds will eventually scab"
  2. Take the place of work of someone on strike
    - fink [N. Amer], rat, blackleg [Brit]
Noun: scab  skab
  1. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    - strikebreaker, blackleg [Brit], rat
  2. The crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion

Derived forms: scabbed, scabs, scabbing

Type of: do work, heal, mend, solid body substance, work, worker

Part of: cutis, skin, tegument

Encyclopedia: Scab