Definitions for scabbleˈskæb əl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
scab•bleˈskæb əl(v.t.)-bled, -bling.
to shape or dress (stone) roughly.
Category: Building Trades
Origin of scabble:
1610–20; var. of scapple < MF escapeler to dress (timber)
To roughly dress stone.
Origin: From scaplen, from escapler, from es- (from ex-) + capler (from *capulre, *cappulre).