scorper

[ skawr-per ]
/ ˈskɔr pər /

noun


Nearby words

  1. scorner,
  2. scornful,
  3. scornfully,
  4. scorpaenid,
  5. scorpaenoid,
  6. scorpio,
  7. scorpioid,
  8. scorpion,
  9. scorpion fish,
  10. scorpion fly

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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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