scutch·​er ˈskə-chər How to pronounce scutcher (audio)
: an implement or machine for scutching flax or cotton

Word History

First Known Use

1776, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scutcher was in 1776

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Cite this Entry

“Scutcher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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