Definition of scape:
- A freak; a slip; a fault; an escapade.
- A peduncle rising from the ground or from a subterranean stem, as in the stemless violets, the bloodroot, and the like.
- An escape.
- Loose act of vice or lewdness.
- Means of escape; evasion.
- The apophyge of a shaft.
- The long basal joint of the antennae of an insect.
- The shaft of a column.
- To escape.
irradiation, ray of light, peter, barb, dig, putz, cock, light beam, gibe, prick, shaft, lance, shot, rotating shaft, beam of light, quill, jibe, ray, beam, tool, spear, shaft of light, flower stalk, pecker, diaphysis, calamus, dick, slam.
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Already there were indications that the innocent might be made to suffer for the short- comings of the real culprits; nor would it be, the first time, or by any means the last, for Davison to appear in the character of a scape- goat.- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.