[ skaw-per ]
/ ˈskɔ pər /
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a graver with a flattened or hollowed blade, used in engraving.
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Origin of scauper
1815–25; variant of scalper<Latin scalprum scraper. See scalpel
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Example sentences from the Web for scauper
Scauper, skaw′pėr, n. a tool with semicircular face, used by engravers.
British Dictionary definitions for scauper
/ (ˈskɔːpə) /
a variant spelling of scorper
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