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See also: engravé
- (transitive) To carve text or symbols into (something), usually for the purposes of identification or art.
- He engraved the plaque with his name.
- 1907 August, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, chapter VIII, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, →OCLC:
- Elbows almost touching they leaned at ease, idly reading the almost obliterated lines engraved there. ¶ "I never understood it," she observed, lightly scornful. "What occult meaning has a sun-dial for the spooney? I'm sure I don't want to read riddles in a strange gentleman's optics."
- (transitive) To carve (something) into a material.
- He engraved his name.
carve text or symbols into (something)
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