1. scrimshaw

noun. ['ˈskrɪmˌʃɔ'] a carving (or engraving) on whalebone, whale ivory, walrus tusk, etc., usually by American whalers.

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Rhymes with Scrimshaw

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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.

2. Adjective
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.

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