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scalprum , i, n. (collat. form scalper , ri, m., Cels. 8, 3) [scalpo],
I.a sharp cutting instrument; a chisel, knife, etc., of sculptors, husbandmen, shoemakers, surgeons, etc., Liv. 27, 49; Col. 4, 25, 1; Hor. S. 2, 3, 106; Cels. 8, 3 sq.; Sen. Ep. 65, 13.—A penknife, Tac. A. 5, 8; Suet. Vit. 2.—Of a pruning-knife, Plin. 17, 16, 26, § 119.
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