Definition for SCRAP'ER


  1. An instrument with which any thing is scraped; as, a scraper for shoes.
  2. An instrument drawn by oxen or horses, and used for scraping earth in making or repairing roads, digging cellars, canals, &c.
  3. An instrument having two or three sides or edges, for cleaning the planks, masts or decks of a ship, &c.
  4. A miser; one who gathers property by penurious diligence and small savings; a scrape-penny.
  5. An awkward fiddler.

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