scraperboard

noun

Definition of scraperboard

  1. 1 :  a scratchboard with a smooth finish used to produce drawings usually in white lines that are incised in a blackened surface

  2. 2a :  the art or practice of using a scraperboard b :  a product of such art or practice

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