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 for scape
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scape \Scape\, n. [L. scapus shaft, stem, stalk; cf. Gr. ? a
     staff: cf. F. scape. Cf. Scepter.]
     1. (Bot.) A peduncle rising from the ground or from a
        subterranean stem, as in the stemless violets, the
        bloodroot, and the like.
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     2. (Zool.) The long basal joint of the antennae of an insect.
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     3. (Arch.)
        (a) The shaft of a column.
        (b) The apophyge of a shaft.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scape \Scape\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Scaped; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Scaping.] [Aphetic form of escape.]
     To escape. [Obs. or Poetic.] --Milton.
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           Out of this prison help that we may scape. --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scape \Scape\, n.
     1. An escape. [Obs.]
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              I spake of most disastrous chances, . . .
              Of hairbreadth scapes in the imminent, deadly
              breach.                               --Shak.
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     2. Means of escape; evasion. [Obs.] --Donne.
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     3. A freak; a slip; a fault; an escapade. [Obs.]
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              Not pardoning so much as the scapes of error and
              ignorance.                            --Milton.
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     4. Loose act of vice or lewdness. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Apophyge \A*poph"y*ge\, n. [Gr. 'apofygh` escape, in arch. the
     curve with which the shaft escapes into its base or capital,
     fr. 'apofey`gein to flee away; 'apo` from + fey`gein to flee:
     cf. F. apophyge.] (Arch.)
     The small hollow curvature given to the top or bottom of the
     shaft of a column where it expands to meet the edge of the
     fillet; -- called also the scape. --Parker.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  scape
      n 1: erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the
           ground as in a tulip [syn: scape, flower stalk]
      2: (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a
         column [syn: shaft, scape]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "scape":
     Maypole, abscond, airscape, bar, break, breakout, bunk, cityscape,
     cloudscape, decamp, diorama, exterior, farmscape, flagstaff, flee,
     flight, fly, getaway, interior, lam, landscape, lookout, outlook,
     panorama, pastoral, perspective, pole, prospect, riverscape, rod,
     scene, scenery, scenic view, seapiece, seascape, shaft, sight,
     skyscape, slip, snowscape, stalk, stem, stick, sweep, tongue,
     totem pole, townscape, view, vista, waterscape
  
  

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