Scrimshankers vs Scrimshanders - What's the difference?

scrimshankers | scrimshanders |


As a noun scrimshankers

is .

As a verb scrimshanders is

(scrimshander).

scrimshankers

English

Noun

(head)
  • scrimshanders

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (scrimshander)

  • scrimshander

    English

    Alternative forms

    * scrimshaw

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The manufacture of handcrafts by sailors on long voyages, especially as whittled from wood or bone.
  • (countable) Someone who scrimshaws.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make an item of scrimshaw.
  • :* 2004', Moreover, he possesses a handsome army of '''scrimshandered chessmen whom we shall keep busy until either the ''Prophetess''’s departure or the ''Nellie''’s arrival. — David Mitchell, ''Cloud Atlas