Definition of Scabbles
1. scabble [v] - See also: scabble
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Literary usage of Scabbles
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1. Transactions of the Liverpool Engineering Society by Liverpool Engineering Society, Wilfrid S. Boult, Edward H. Allies, Robert L. Tapscott, Thomas L. Miller, John Henry Tudsbery Tudsbery, R. C. F. Annett (1899)
"He first, in technical language, " scabbles" the stone, that is, he cuts it into flakes 1 inch and If inch thick, then turning the flakes on their sides ..."
2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Mines (1920)
"In granite works, a workman who scabbles. (Century) Scabbling. 1. The process of removing all surface Irregularities from Mocks of stone and thus reducing ..."