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scauper (plural scaupers)
- A tool with a semicircular edge, used by engravers to clear away the spaces between the lines of an engraving.
- 1889, P. Tracy, “Note on Mounting Shark Teeth”, in Science-Gossip:
- If you can, engrave some scroll work on the silver cap with a sharp scauper
- “scauper”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.