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addaword.gifdefinition of scrimshaw

noun
bones or ivory that have been decorated, usually by engraving
Hand-etched scrimshaw on natural materials, by a master scrimshander with 40 years experience.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/10/2012 11:51:00
Definition of scrimshaw from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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