As verbs the difference between scarify and sax
is that scarify
is (obsolete|or|nonstandard) to scar while sax
is to cut or slash with a sharp instrument; incise; scarify.
As a noun sax is
(rare|or|obsolete) a knife; a sword; a dagger about 20 inches in length or sax
can be short form of saxophone.
(obsolete, or, nonstandard) To scar.
(obsolete, or, nonstandard) Denude, or lay waste to.
(horticulture) To remove thatch (build-up of organic matter on the soil) from a lawn, to dethatch.
(horticulture) To damage the testa (seed coat) of a seed by cutting, scraping, chemicals, hot water, or fire to allow permeation of water and faster germination.
From (etyl) sax, sex, from (etyl) . See also (l), (l).
(rare, or, obsolete) A knife; a sword; a dagger about 20 inches in length.
A slate-cutter's hammer; slate-ax.
To cut or slash with a sharp instrument; incise; scarify.
Short form of saxophone.