scutcher

noun
scutch·​er | \ ˈskə-chər How to pronounce scutcher (audio) \

Definition of scutcher

: an implement or machine for scutching flax or cotton

First Known Use of scutcher

1776, in the meaning defined above

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“Scutcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scutcher. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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