scape (n.1)

"scenery view," 1773, abstracted from landscape (n.); as a combining element, first attested use is 1796, in prisonscape.

scape (v.)

late 13c., shortened form of escape; frequent in prose till late 17c. Related: Scaped (sometimes 15c.-16c. with strong past tense scope); scaping. As a noun from c. 1300.

scape (n.2)

"shaft, stem," c. 1600, from Latin scapus "a stalk, shaft," cognate with Greek skapos "staff," skeptron "staff, scepter" (see scepter).

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Definitions of scape from WordNet

scape (n.)
erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip;
Synonyms: flower stalk
scape (n.)
(architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column;
Synonyms: shaft