In all, this is a moniker that could be etched in an exhibit somewhere in the Israel Museum about ancient prophets and kings.
etched into it is the scantest of inscriptions: “Trayvon Martin, February 26, 2012.”
Make no mistake: The Casual Vacancy is a comedy, but a comedy of the blackest sort, etched with acid and drawn with pitch.
The physical Hookie is an etched glass paperweight in the shape of a brilliant-cut diamond.
The type of fervor one would see at a religious revival is etched on the faces of the young faithful.
And I called to them and they came in, and Howell said: 'Why, you have etched many plates, haven't you?
I had etched a very little myself and was free of the fraternity.
The plain indeed was etched in white circles and whirligigs like the slope of a colossal wave.
And the picture of it was etched on his mind as clearly as memory could paint it.
If a few drops of aquafortis or other acid are poured on a clean ground stone, it will be etched.
1630s, "to engrave by eating away the surface of with acids," from Dutch etsen, from German ätzen "to etch," from Old High German azzon "cause to bite, feed," from Proto-Germanic *atjanan, causative of *etanan "eat" (see eat). Related: Etched; etching.