Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tool having a semicircular face, used by engravers in the manner of a chisel to clear away the spaces between the lines of an engraving.

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

  • noun A tool with a semicircular edge, -- used by engravers to clear away the spaces between the lines of an engraving.

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  • noun A tool with a semicircular edge, used by engravers to clear away the spaces between the lines of an engraving.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a graver used to scoop out broad areas when engraving wood or metal

Etymologies

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Compare scalper.

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