The scutched flax is drawn through iron combs which still further open the fiber.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
The affray at Ferrara put the scutch upon the mighty railway scheme.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
I had never seen any scutching mill.
"The Red Hand of Ulster" by George A. Birmingham
It was a moor at the time of the battle in 1485, overgrown with thistles and scutch-grass.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
On this account it is sometimes termed scutching tow.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
This residue is known usually as glue "scutch," and is composed of the proteins of the skin which are insoluble in hot water.
"Animal Proteins" by Hugh Garner Bennett