noun. ['ˈskrɪmˌʃɔ'] a carving (or engraving) on whalebone, whale ivory, walrus tusk, etc., usually by American whalers.
Rhymes with Scrimshaw
Sentences with scrimshaw
1. Noun, singular or mass
Use of shed deer antler for scrimshaw has lead to a revival of this American art form.
Look for a light-colored horn for scrimshaw projects.
3. Noun, plural
Not all scrimshaw have these additions, but the most valuable pieces are engraved with one or all.