scauper

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Etymology[edit]

Compare scalper.

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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.
    • 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

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