carver

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Etymology[edit]

From carve +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

carver (plural carvers)

  1. Someone who carves.
  2. (dated) A carving knife.
  3. (dated) A butcher.
  4. An armchair as part of a set of dining chairs (originally for the person who is to carve the meat).
    • 2000, JG Ballard, Super-Cannes, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 215:
      She began a circuit of the dining room, peering at the baronial fireplace with its andirons the size of torture racks, and heavy oak carvers like gnarled thrones.

Derived terms[edit]

  • Carver (surname)

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