scabbler

noun
scab·​bler | \ -b(ə)lə(r) \
variants: or scappler \ -​p(ə)lə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of scabbler

1 : a quarryman who scabbles stone slabs to make blocks of uniform size and to reduce shipping weight
2 : a stonecutter who points blocks to approximate dimensions for finishing

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History and Etymology for scabbler

scabble or scapple + -er

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“Scabbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scabbler. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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