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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of scrimshaw.


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  • Fossilized mammoth ivory scrimshawed bracelets, $800 each.

    Okay, I guess they’re not endangered | Diane Duane's weblog: "Out of Ambit"

  • This brought up the .357 Magnum S&W gun grips upon which I scrimshawed the om symbol.


  • So he had an Italian scabbard, a pistol with scrimshawed ivory grips, and a Mont Blanc pen that he kept in a pocket over his heart.

    The Body Farm

  • The scrimshawed one had been chattering away, tapping his articulated artwork on the wall as his helper translated into Trisk.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • The scrimshawed one leaned close to the pile and reached out to fondle the pieces with its tiny arms.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • Otto gets line around chocks forward and up around the scrimshawed railing of the yacht-then dashes aft, sneakers splashing, ribbed footprints left behind then rained out, to repeat the lashing there.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Vendors sell items made from various parts of the animal, including jewelry made from the ivory elk teeth, scrimshawed antler knives, antler lamps, elk hide pillows, elk jerky and more.

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  • Inuit artists are legendary for their exquisite scrimshawed ivory engravings, beautiful whalebone crafts, and intricate soapstone carvings.

    The Toque

  • The agreement with Wilson also allows Danielson to make 20 cues with The Checkered Demon scrimshawed onto an ivory butt sleeve.

    Tri-City Herald: Front

  • In addition to his underground comics cue, Danielson has two cues with rodeo scenes scrimshawed into ivory on the very end, also known as a butt sleeve.

    Tri-City Herald: Front


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