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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Score \Score\ (sk[=o]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scored
(sk[=o]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Scoring.]
1. To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches
or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to
score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash.
Let us score their backs. --Shak.
A briar in that tangled wilderness
Had scored her white right hand. --M. Arnold.
2. Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for
indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a
3. To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or
account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
Madam, I know when,
Instead of five, you scored me ten. --Swift.
Nor need I tallies thy dear love to score. --Shak.
4. To engrave, as upon a shield. [R.] --Spenser.
5. To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
6. (Mus.) To write down in proper order and arrangement; as,
to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
7. (Geol.) To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the
rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in
the drift epoch.
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
57 Moby Thesaurus words for "scored":
battlemented, canaliculate, canaliculated, chamfered, channeled,
chopped, corduroy, corduroyed, corrugate, corrugated, costate,
crenate, crenated, crenellated, crenulate, crimped, cut, dadoed,
dentate, dentated, embrasured, engraved, erose, fluted, furrowed,
gashed, goffered, gouged, grooved, incised, indented, jagged,
jaggy, lacerate, lacerated, nicked, notched, pleated, rabbeted,
ribbed, rifled, rutted, rutty, saw-toothed, sawlike, scalloped,
scratched, serrate, serrated, serrulated, slit, striated, sulcate,
sulcated, toothed, troughed, wrinkled
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