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scauper

[skaw-per] /ˈskɔ pər/
noun
1.
a graver with a flattened or hollowed blade, used in engraving.
Also, scorper.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; variant of scalper < Latin scalprum scraper. See scalpel
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British Dictionary definitions for scauper

scauper

/ˈskɔːpə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of scorper

scorper

/ˈskɔːpə/
noun
1.
a kind of fine chisel with a square or curved tip used in wood engraving for clearing away large areas of the block or clearing away lines
Word Origin
C19: erroneously for scauper scalper, from Latin scalper knife
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