scuppet

noun scup·pet \ˈskəpə̇t, -ku̇p-\
variants: less commonly

scuppit

\ˈskəpə̇t, -ku̇p-\

Definition of scuppet

plural

-s

dialectal, England

  1. dialectal, England :  a small shovel

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Origin and Etymology of scuppet

Middle English scopette, probably from scope scoop + -ette — more at scoop


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