scalloper

[skol-uh-per, skal-]
noun
a person or thing that scallops.

Origin:
1880–85; scallop + -er1

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scallop (ˈskɒləp, ˈskæl-)
 
n
1.  See also pecten any of various marine bivalves of the family Pectinidae, having a fluted fan-shaped shell: includes free-swimming species (genus Pecten) and species attached to a substratum (genus Chlamys)
2.  the edible adductor muscle of certain of these molluscs
3.  either of the shell valves of any of these molluscs
4.  a scallop shell or similarly shaped dish, in which fish, esp shellfish, is cooked and served
5.  one of a series of curves along an edge, esp an edge of cloth
6.  the shape of a scallop shell used as the badge of a pilgrim, esp in the Middle Ages
7.  chiefly (Austral) a potato cake fried in batter
 
vb
8.  (tr) to decorate (an edge) with scallops
9.  to bake (food) in a scallop shell or similar dish
10.  (intr) to collect scallops
 
[C14: from Old French escalope shell, of Germanic origin; see scalp]
 
'scalloper
 
n
 
'scalloping
 
n

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But a scalloper will come through and decide there's some monkfish and set a few traps.
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