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scalp

noun [C]  us   /skælp/

scalp noun [C] (HEAD)

the skin on the top of the head where the hair grows: His hair was cut so short you could see his scalp.

scalp

verb [T]  us   /skælp/

scalp verb [T] (CUT)

to cut the hair and skin off someone’s head

scalp verb [T] (SELL)

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