Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as back-scratcher, 1.

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

  • noun engraving A toy which imitates the sound of tearing cloth, -- used by drawing it across the back of unsuspecting persons.

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

  • noun UK, dated A toy which imitates the sound of tearing cloth, used by drawing it across the back of unsuspecting persons.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

scratch +‎ back

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