ingrave

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in- +‎ grave. Compare engrave.

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ingrave (third-person singular simple present ingraves, present participle ingraving, simple past and past participle ingraved)

  1. Obsolete form of engrave.
    • 1747, William Faithorne, Sculptura Historico-technica: Or the History and Art of Ingraving (etc.), page 11,
      [] M. Anthony Bos, who both etched and ingraved in a Stile of his own, did not ſucceed ſo well; [] .
    • 1840, Benjamin Barnard, William Henry Black, Illustrations of Ancient State and Chivalry from Manuscripts Preserved in the Ashmolean Museum, footnote, page 93,
      Even in Ashmole's plate of the feast of Saint George, in the Hall at Windsor, (ingraved by Hollar,) the Knights may be seen, feeding themselves with their fingers: one only appears to be using a fork or spoon.
    • 1842, Alfred Tennyson, “Œnone”, in Poems. [], volume I, London: Edward Moxon, [], OCLC 1008064829, page 121:
      Behold this fruit, whose gleaming rind ingrav'n / "For the most fair,"' would seem to award it thine, []
    • 1991, Giorgio Vasari, Julia Conaway Bondanella, Peter Bondanella (translators), The Lives of the Artists, [from 1550, G. Vasari, Le Vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori da Cimabue insino a' tempi nostri], page 91,
      This work, with its border decorations ingraved with festoons of fruit and animals all cast in metal, cost twenty-two thousand florins, while the bronze doors themselves weighed thirty-four thousand pounds.
  2. (obsolete) To bury.
    • 1655, Thomas Heywood, Fortune by Land and Sea
      But if these black adventures I survive, / Ev'n till this mortal body be ingrav'd, / You shall be lord of that which you have sav'd.

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ingrave

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of ingraven (when using a subclause)

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