To get cheated or duped; to be ripped off or made the victim of fraud. The car started having issues just a couple days after I bought it, so I started to worry that I might have gotten scabbed by the guy who sold it to me. My cousin got scabbed in a drug deal gone bad, and now he owes the mob nearly $200,000.
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