Definition of Scapple

1. v. t. To work roughly, or shape without finishing, as stone before leaving the quarry.



Definition of Scapple

1. to shape roughly [v SCAPPLED, SCAPPLING, SCAPPLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scapple

scaphoid fracture
scaphoid scapula
scaphoid tuberosity
scaphoids
scapholunar
scapholunars
scaphopda
scaphopod
scaphopods
scapi
scapiform
scaping
scapolite
scapolites
scapose
scapple (current term)
scappled
scapples
scappling
scaps
scapula
scapula alata
scapulae
scapulalgia
scapulalgias
scapular
scapular line
scapular notch
scapular reflex

Literary usage of Scapple

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1. The Archaeological Journal by Council, British Archaeological Association, Central Committee (1850)
"Dr. Carr, in his Craven glossary, gives " scapple, to break off the protuberances of stones with the hammer, without using the chisel ; hence called ..."

2. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1850)
"Dr. Carr, in his Craven glossary, gives " scapple, to break off the protuberances of stones with the hammer, without using the chisel; hence called ..."

3. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1855)
"... signifies rough-dressing stones with the bailiffs' accounts of the Manor of the 3 To scapple, in the Craven dialect, probably squaring it with the axe. ..."

4. A Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture by John Henry Parker (1845)
"To scapple a stone is to reduce it to a straight surface without working it smooth; usually done by chopping immediately it is dug in the quarry: the term ..."

5. Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture by John Weale (1850)
"... ness scapple: to scapple a stone is to reduce it to a straight surface without working it smooth ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1868)
"It affords attachments to various muscles which modify the size of the thoracic cavity, and is thus concerned in the process of respiration. scapple, a kind ..."

7. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"It affords attachments to various muscles which modify the size of the thoracic cavity, and is thus concerned in the process of respiration. scapple, a kind ..."

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