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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Scold  \Scold\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Scolded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Scolding}.]  [Akin  to  D.  schelden  G.  schelten  OHG.  sceltan 
  Dan.  skielde.] 
  To  find  fault  or  rail  with  rude  clamor;  to  brawl;  to  utter 
  harsh,  rude,  boisterous  rebuke;  to  chide  sharply  or  coarsely; 
  --  often  with  at  as  to  scold  at  a  servant. 
  Pardon  me  lords,  't  is  the  first  time  ever  I  was 
  forced  to  scold.  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Scold  \Scold\,  v.  t. 
  To  chide  with  rudeness  and  clamor;  to  rate;  also  to  rebuke 
  or  reprove  with  severity. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Scold  \Scold\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  scolds,  or  makes  a  practice  of  scolding;  esp.,  a 
  rude,  clamorous  woman;  a  shrew. 
  She  is  an  irksome,  brawling  scold.  --Shak. 
  2.  A  scolding;  a  brawl. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  someone  (especially  a  woman)  who  annoys  people  by  constantly 
  finding  fault  [syn:  {scolder},  {nag},  {nagger},  {common 
  v  1:  censure  severely  or  angrily;  "The  mother  scolded  the  child 
  for  entering  the  stranger's  car";  "The  deputy  ragged  the 
  Prime  Minister";  "The  customer  dressed  down  the  waiter 
  for  bringing  cold  soup";  check"  is  archaic  [syn:  {rebuke}, 
  {check},  {rag},  {reproof},  {lecture},  {reprimand},  {jaw}, 
  {dress  down},  {chide},  {berate},  {bawl  out},  {remonstrate}, 
  {chew  out},  {chew  up},  {have  words},  {lambaste},  {lambast}] 
  2:  show  one's  unhappiness  or  critical  attitude;  "He  scolded 
  about  anyhting  that  he  thought  was  wrong";  "We  grumbled 
  about  the  increased  work  load"  [syn:  {grouch},  {grumble}] 

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