Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as scabble.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To work roughly, or shape without finishing, as stone before leaving the quarry.
  • transitive verb To dress in any way short of fine tooling or rubbing, as stone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To work roughly, or shape without finishing, as stone before leaving the quarry.
  • verb To dress in any way short of fine tooling or rubbing, as stone.

Etymologies

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Compare Old French eskaper, eschapler, to cut, hew, Late Latin scapello. Compare scabble.

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