a carved block of wood from which prints are made.
a print or impression from such a block.

1655–65; wood1 + cut

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woodcut (ˈwʊdˌkʌt)
1.  a block of wood cut along the grain and with a design, illustration, etc, incised with a knife, from which prints are made
2.  a print from a woodcut

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Example sentences
Woodcut artists often develop distinctive printmaking styles.
Two of these are shown in the woodcut united together.
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