scar (v.) Look up scar at Dictionary.com
1550s, from scar (n.1). Figurative use from 1590s. Related: Scarred; scarring.
scar (n.1) Look up scar at Dictionary.com
late 14c., from Old French escare "scab" (Modern French escarre), from Late Latin eschara, from Greek eskhara "scab formed after a burn," literally "hearth, fireplace," of unknown origin. English sense probably influenced by Middle English skar (late 14c.) "crack, cut, incision," from Old Norse skarð, related to score (n.). Figurative sense attested from 1580s.
scar (n.2) Look up scar at Dictionary.com
"bare and broken rocky face of a cliff or mountain," 1670s, earlier "rock, crag" (14c.), from Old Norse sker "isolated rock or low reef in the sea," from Proto-Germanic *sker- "to cut" (from PIE root *sker- (1) "to cut") on the notion of "something cut off."