scor·​per | \ ˈskȯrpər \
plural -s

Definition of scorper

: a graver with a sharpened squire or u-shaped working end: such as
1 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
2 : a jeweler's chisel for engraving, cutting, or piercing metal

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alteration of scalper entry 2

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“Scorper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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