scrib·​er ˈskrī-bər How to pronounce scriber (audio)
: a sharp-pointed tool for making marks and especially for marking off material (such as wood or metal) to be cut

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Illustration of scriber

Word History

First Known Use

1781, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scriber was in 1781

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Cite this Entry

“Scriber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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