Scutcher
Scutcher Scutch"er, n. 1. One who scutches. [1913 Webster]

2. An implement or machine for scutching hemp, flax, or cotton, etc.; a scutch; a scutching machine. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • swingling knife — Swingle Swin gle, n. A wooden instrument like a large knife, about two feet long, with one thin edge, used for beating and cleaning flax; a scutcher; called also {swingling knife}, {swingling staff}, and {swingling wand}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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