Scalping iron
Scalping Scalp"ing (sk[a^]lp"[i^]ng), a. & n. from {Scalp}. [1913 Webster]

{Scalping iron} (Surg.), an instrument used in scraping foul and carious bones; a raspatory.

{Scalping knife}, a knife used by North American Indians in scalping. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scalping — Scalp ing (sk[a^]lp [i^]ng), a. & n. from {Scalp}. [1913 Webster] {Scalping iron} (Surg.), an instrument used in scraping foul and carious bones; a raspatory. {Scalping knife}, a knife used by North American Indians in scalping. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scalping knife — Scalping Scalp ing (sk[a^]lp [i^]ng), a. & n. from {Scalp}. [1913 Webster] {Scalping iron} (Surg.), an instrument used in scraping foul and carious bones; a raspatory. {Scalping knife}, a knife used by North American Indians in scalping. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scalper — (sk[a^]lp [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, scalps. [1913 Webster] 2. (Surg.) Same as {Scalping iron}, under {Scalping}. [1913 Webster] 3. A broker who, dealing on his own account, tries to get a small and quick profit from slight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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