Definition of Scorper

1. Noun. A graver used to scoop out broad areas when engraving wood or metal.

Exact synonyms: Scauper
Generic synonyms: Graver, Graving Tool, Pointel, Pointrel



Definition of Scorper

1. n. Same as Scauper.

Definition of Scorper

1. Noun. (alternative form of scauper) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scorper

1. a chisel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scorper

scorning
scorningly
scornings
scornless
scorns
scornworthy
scorny
scorodite
scorpaenid
scorpaenid fish
scorpaenids
scorpaeniform
scorpaenoid
scorpaenoid fish
scorpene
scorper (current term)
scorpers
scorpio
scorpiodea
scorpioid
scorpioid cyme
scorpion
scorpion fish
scorpion fly
scorpion kick
scorpion kicks
scorpion shell
scorpion venoms
scorpion weed
scorpionate

Literary usage of Scorper

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1. A Short History of Engraving & Etching, for the Use of Collectors and by Arthur Mayger Hind (1908)
"... sections of the same sharpened with a flat (,•). or round (rf) lower edge, to act as a scorper (or •cooper). 2. Showing another shape of graver handle. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1853)
"... to improve the effect of the pattern ; and the edges which have been left sharp by the saw can be removed or rounded by the scorper or engraver's tool, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"... to improve the effect of the pattern ; and the edges which have been left sharp by the saw can be removed or rounded by the scorper or engraver's tool, ..."

4. The Half-tone Process: A Practical Manual of Photo-engraving in Half-tone on by Julius Verfasser (1907)
"Cut out " catalogue illustrations can often be greatly improved by putting in high lights with the graver, and trimming up with the scorper any rough edges ..."

5. The Half-tone Process: A Practical Manual of Photo-engraving in Half-tone on by Julius Verfasser (1907)
"Cut out" catalogue illustrations can often be greatly improved by putting in high lights with the graver, and trimming up with the scorper any rough edges ..."

6. Printing Types: Their History, Forms, and Use; a Study in Survivals by Daniel Berkeley Updike (1922)
"One day M. Lepere, the well/known engraver, showed him how his tools were held, & finding him interested, gave him two gravers and a scorper. ..."

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