scab bled


verb (used with object), scabbled, scabbling.
to shape or dress (stone) roughly.

1610–20; variant of scapple < Middle French escapeler to dress (timber) Unabridged
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scabble (ˈskæbəl)
(tr) to shape (stone) roughly
[C17: from earlier scapple, from French escapler to shape (timber)]

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