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scape1, 'scape vb. and sb. (obs. or arch.) Aphetic of ESCAPE. XIII.
Hence (from the vb.) scapegoat (XVI), intended to render the supposed literal meaning of Heb. azāzel (Lev. 16: 8, 10, 26) ‘the goote on which the lotte fell to scape’ (so Vulg. caper emissarius); the correct interpretation is prob. ‘goat for Azazel’ (a demon of the desert). scapegrace incorrigible scamp (‘one who escapes the grace of God’) XIX.

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scape / skāp/ • n. 1. Bot. a long, leafless flower stalk coming directly from a root. 2. Entomol. the basal segment of an insect's antenna, esp. when it is enlarged and lengthened (as in a weevil).

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scape2 (bot.) long flower-stalk rising from the root. XVII. — L. scāpus, Gr. skâpos, rel. to Gr. skˆptron SCEPTRE.

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scape The usually elongate basal segment of geniculate (elbowed) antennae in Hymenoptera (bees, wasps, and ants).

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scape A leafless flower stalk, e.g. in the plantain.

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