Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who carves scrimshaw.

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  • noun uncountable The manufacture of handcrafts by sailors on long voyages, especially as whittled from wood or bone.
  • noun countable Someone who scrimshaws.
  • verb To make an item of scrimshaw.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Origin unknown.]

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Origin unknown.

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  • A person who carves scrimshaw.

    April 7, 2008

  • scrimshoner.

    September 24, 2011