scorper

[ skawr-per ]
/ ˈskɔr pər /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for scorper

scorper

scauper

/ (ˈskɔːpə) /

noun

a kind of fine chisel with a square or curved tip used in wood engraving for clearing away large areas of the block or clearing away lines

Word Origin for scorper

C19: erroneously for scauper scalper, from Latin scalper knife
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