Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: S S- S. S/ Sa Sb Sc Sd Se Sf Sg Sh Si Sj Sk Sl Sm Sn So Sp Sq Sr Ss St Su Sv Sw Sy Sz
scrimpness | scrimption | scrimpy | scrimshank | scrimshanker | scrimshaw | scrimy | scrine | scringe | scrip | scrippage

scrimshaw

 : 
Noun, Verb (usu participle)
 : 
scrim=shaw

CIDE DICTIONARY

scrimshawv. t. 
     To ornament, as shells, ivory, etc., by engraving, and (usually) rubbing pigments into the incised lines.  [1913 Webster]
scrimshawn. 
     A shell, a whale's tooth, or the like, that is scrimshawed.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scrimshaw, v. & n.
--v.tr. (also absol.) adorn (shells, ivory, etc.) with carved or coloured designs (as sailors' pastime at sea).
--n. work or a piece of work of this kind.

Etymology
19th c.: perh. f. a surname

For further exploring for "scrimshaw" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #06: On Bible View and Passage View, drag the yellow bar to adjust your screen. [ALL]
created in 0.25 seconds
powered by bible.org