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Verb: scutch  skúch
  1. To separate the woody fibre from (flax, hemp, etc.) by beating
    - swingle
  2. [dialect] To beat or whip; to drub
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

Derived forms: scutching, scutches, scutched

Encyclopedia: Scutch