scaffold - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scaffold
SCAFFOLD rhymes with staff + hold...think of a TEMPORARY place or PLATFORM for the staff.
involves "FOLD" which ever is temporary we keep it fold..
scafFOLD - Something which can be FOLDED and relocated to another place is a temporary arrangement.
SCAFFOLD or GALLOWS - a guillotine where people are hanged.
scaffold: s+cafe+old= the cafe is very old and the owner is rejuvenating it, so the workers had started the work forming a temporary structure of wodden pole support around the building to cement its walls again for the strength
S+caff(caugh)+hold: to keep hold the caugh temporary masks were given
think of FOLD in scafFOLD anything foldable is TEMPORARY