Origin of scrimshaw
Words nearby scrimshaw
How to use scrimshaw in a sentence
Dr. Scrimshaw died of congestive heart failure on Friday at the age of 95.
The laying of bituminous pavements in this country began in 1869, and they were first made of tar concrete, or Scrimshaw.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for scrimshaw
- an article made in this manner
- such articles collectively