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scauper

[skaw-per]
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noun
  1. a graver with a flattened or hollowed blade, used in engraving.
Also scorper.

Origin of scauper

1815–25; variant of scalper < Latin scalprum scraper. See scalpel
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Historical Examples

  • Scauper, skaw′pėr, n. a tool with semicircular face, used by engravers.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for scauper

scauper

noun
  1. a variant spelling of scorper
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