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n. - A carving (or engraving) on whalebone, whale ivory, walrus tusk, etc., usually by American whalers.

Usage examples (30)
  • Hey guys if any of you are interested in scrimshaw I found a guy down in GA that does beautiful work.
  • To ensure Quaiche's best efforts his lover is being held captive in a torturous device called a scrimshaw suit.
  • His scrimshaw is outstanding.
  • But our carpenter was a famous workman at "scrimshaw," and he started half a dozen walking-sticks forthwith. for more
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