Scarifier vs Scarified - What's the difference?

scarifier | scarified |


As a noun scarifier

is one who scarifies.

As an adjective scarified is

(obsolete|or|nonstandard) damaged, barren, denuded, scarred, wasted.

As a verb scarified is

(obsolete|or|nonstandard) (scarify).

scarifier

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who scarifies.
  • The instrument used for scarifying.
  • An implement for stripping and loosening the soil, without bringing up a fresh surface.
  • * Southey
  • You have your scarifiers to make the ground clean.
    (Webster 1913) ----

    scarified

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (obsolete, or, nonstandard) damaged, barren, denuded, scarred, wasted
  • The scarified wasteland looked like a battle had been fought there — which, in fact, it had.
    Gallager tossed another drink down his scarified gullet.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (obsolete, or, nonstandard) (scarify)