wood-engraving

wood engraving

noun
1.
the art or process of engraving designs in relief with a burin on the end grain of wood, for printing.
2.
a block of wood so engraved.
3.
a print or impression from it.

Origin:
1810–20

wood engraver, noun
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wood engraving
 
n
1.  the art of engraving pictures or designs on wood for printing by incising them with a burin on a block of wood cut across the grain
2.  a block of wood so engraved or a print taken from it
 
wood engraver
 
n

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