scorper

noun

scor·​per
ˈskȯrpər
plural -s
1
: a graver with a sharpened squire or u-shaped working end: such as
2
or scauper
ˈskȯpə(r)
a
: a flat tool used in wood engraving to clear away the spaces between the lines
b
: a gouge used in line engraving
c
: a tool for leveling the insides of barrel staves
3
: a jeweler's chisel for engraving, cutting, or piercing metal

Word History

Etymology

alteration of scalper entry 2

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“Scorper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scorper. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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