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scorp

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Pronunciation: /skɔːp
 
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(also scorper or scauper)

Definition of scorp in English:

noun

A drawknife with a circular blade and a single handle, used to scoop out wood when carving or engraving.

Origin

mid 19th century (as scorper), based on Latin scalper 'knife'.

Words that rhyme with scorp

dorp, gawp, scaup, Thorpe, warp, whaup, yawp

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