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chiseled

[chiz-uh ld] /ˈtʃɪz əld/
adjective
1.
cut, shaped, etc., with a chisel:
chiseled stone.
2.
sharply or clearly shaped; clear-cut:
She has finely chiseled features.
Also, especially British, chiselled.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; chisel + -ed2
Related forms
unchiseled, adjective
unchiselled, adjective
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chiseled

adj.

"having sharp outlines," 1821, figurative past participle adjective from chisel (v.).

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