recarve

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ carve

Verb[edit]

recarve (third-person singular simple present recarves, present participle recarving, simple past and past participle recarved)

  1. (transitive) To carve again or into a new form.
    • 2008 March 2, Tracie Rozhon, “Preserving the Best of the Old”, New York Times:
      He speaks about working with craftsmen to recarve both wood and plaster at the New Amsterdam Theater, and he is the project manager for the Theater for a New Audience, which is planned for a site near the Brooklyn Academy of Music.