scutch the flax

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  • Flax Scutching — Bale Two cwt. of scutched flax enclosed in a bessian bag. The unit of flax for despatch to the spinner. Blades, Tapered A turbine scutching machine in which the scutching blades are tapered in width in the first third of each compartment in… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Scutch — Scutch, n. 1. A wooden instrument used in scutching flax and hemp. [1913 Webster] 2. The woody fiber of flax; the refuse of scutched flax. The smoke of the burning scutch. Cuthbert Bede. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scutch — Scutch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scutched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scutching}.] [See {Scotch} to cut slightly.] 1. To beat or whip; to drub. [Old or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. To separate the woody fiber from (flax, hemp, etc.) by beating; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scutch — [skuch] vt. [prob. < OFr * escoucher < VL * excuticare, to remove skin or rind < L ex , out + cutis, skin: see HIDE2] to free the fibers of (flax, cotton, etc.) from woody parts by beating n. an instrument for doing this: also scutcher …   English World dictionary

  • scutch — I. /skʌtʃ/ (say skuch) verb (t) 1. to dress (flax) by beating. 2. → thresh (def. 1). –noun 3. Also, scutcher. a device for scutching flax fibre. 4. someone who scutches flax fibres. 5. → thresher (def. 2). 6. Also, scutch comb. a flat double… …   Australian English dictionary

  • scutch — 1. verb /skʌʧ/ to beat or flog, especially for extracting the fibers from flax stalks , 2005: Scutching : the title of subsection 32.10.3 in section 32.10 PROCESSING FIBER FLAX John Martin, Warren Leonard, David Stamp, Richard Waldren, Principles …   Wiktionary

  • scutch — Mawdesley Glossary 1. to beat flax ;n preparation for making into linen. 2. to beat a child. Awl gi thee a good scutchin. (From the beating of flax) …   English dialects glossary

  • scutch — I. transitive verb Etymology: obsolete French escoucher, from Middle French escochier, from Vulgar Latin *excuticare to beat out, from Latin excutere, from ex + quatere to shake, strike Date: 1733 to separate the woody fiber from (flax or hemp)… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • swingle — 1. verb to beat or flog, especially for extracting the fibres from flax stalks; to scutch The first operation in dressing flax is to swingle or beat it, in order to detach it from the harle or skimps. 2. noun An implement used to separate the …   Wiktionary

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  • batting machine — Scutch Scutch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scutched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scutching}.] [See {Scotch} to cut slightly.] 1. To beat or whip; to drub. [Old or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. To separate the woody fiber from (flax, hemp, etc.) by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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