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Definition of scallop verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scallop

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈskɒləp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæləp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scallop
BrE BrE//ˈskɒləp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæləp//
 
he / she / it scallops
BrE BrE//ˈskɒləps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæləps//
 
past simple scalloped
BrE BrE//ˈskɒləpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæləpt//
 
past participle scalloped
BrE BrE//ˈskɒləpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæləpt//
 
-ing form scalloping
BrE BrE//ˈskɒləpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæləpɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] scallop something to decorate the edge of something with small curves a scalloped edge Word Origin Middle English: shortening of Old French escalope, probably of Germanic origin. The verb dates from the mid 18th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scallop

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