Scauper
Scauper Scaup"er, n. [Cf. {Scalper}.] A tool with a semicircular edge, -- used by engravers to clear away the spaces between the lines of an engraving. --Fairholt. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • scauper — var. of SCALPER 2. * * * scauper variant form of scalper1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • scauper — /skaw peuhr/, n. a graver with a flattened or hollowed blade, used in engraving. Also, scorper. [1815 25; var. of scalper < L scalprum scraper. See SCALPEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • scauper — n. graving tool, graver having a hollowed blade used by engravers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scauper — noun variant of scorp …   English new terms dictionary

  • Scorper — Scor per, n. Same as {Scauper}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scorper — /skawr peuhr/, n. scauper. * * * …   Universalium

  • scorp — (also scorper or scauper) noun a drawknife with a circular blade and a single handle, used to scoop out wood when carving. Origin C19: based on L. scalper knife …   English new terms dictionary

  • needle — n 1. darner, bodkin, pin, tag, nib, neb, tip; hypodermic needle, Brit. Si. jag, probe, Surg. trocar. 2. stylus, style, point, graver, engraver, scauper; die, tool, punch, stamp; perforator, piercer, puncturer; bit, auger, drill, borer. 3. pine… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • graving tool — noun a tool used by an engraver • Syn: ↑graver, ↑pointel, ↑pointrel • Hypernyms: ↑hand tool • Hyponyms: ↑scauper, ↑scorper * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • pointel — noun a tool used by an engraver • Syn: ↑graver, ↑graving tool, ↑pointrel • Hypernyms: ↑hand tool • Hyponyms: ↑scauper, ↑scorper …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”