verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of scrimshaw
Words nearby scrimshaw
Example sentences from the Web for scrimshaw
Dr. Scrimshaw died of congestive heart failure on Friday at the age of 95.
But our carpenter was a famous workman at "scrimshaw," and he started half a dozen walking-sticks forthwith.
The great jaw-pans were sawn off, and placed at the disposal of anybody who wanted pieces of bone for "scrimshaw," or carved work.
The laying of bituminous pavements in this country began in 1869, and they were first made of tar concrete, or Scrimshaw.
British Dictionary definitions for scrimshaw
- an article made in this manner
- such articles collectively