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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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
Dictionary Results for scape:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    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]

2. 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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