scraper

[skrey-per]

Origin of scraper

First recorded in 1545–55; scrape + -er1
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Word Origin and History for scraper
n.

"instrument for scraping," 1550s, agent noun from scrape (v.). From 1560s as "miser, money-grubber;" 1610s as "fiddler;" 1792 as "barber."

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