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scauper (plural scaupers)

  1. A tool with a semicircular edge, used by engravers to clear away the spaces between the lines of an engraving.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for scauper in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)