[skrim-shan-der] /ˈskrɪmˌʃæn dər/
a person who makes scrimshaw objects.
verb (used without object), British Slang. 1. to avoid one’s obligations or share of work; shirk. verb 1. (intransitive) (Brit, military, slang) to shirk work
noun 1. a carved or engraved article, especially of whale ivory, whalebone, walrus tusks, or the like, made by whalers as a leisure occupation. 2. such articles or work collectively. 3. the art or technique of carving or engraving whale ivory, whalebone, walrus tusks, etc. verb (used without object) 4. to produce scrimshaw. verb (used […]
noun, plural scrinia [skrin-ee-uh] /ˈskrɪn i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a cylindrical container used in ancient Rome to hold papyrus rolls.
noun 1. a receipt, certificate, list, or similar brief piece of writing. 2. a scrap of paper. 3. Finance. a certificate representing a fraction of a share of stock. a certificate to be exchanged for goods, as at a company store. a certificate indicating the right of the holder to receive payment later in the […]