verb (used with object), carved, carv·ing.
verb (used without object), carved, carv·ing.
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They carved a refuge out of the wilderness and then, in 200 years, built it into the most powerful nation on earth.
Many thousands of years ago, glacial floods swept through the area and carved out the sloping sides of the current grounds.
He rests lavishly, depicted in a marble sarcophagus that stares up for eternity at the carved depictions of his life story.
I have been around a large variety of people: men, women, children, funny, dramatic—he carved his own avenue in the world.How Mork Melted the Fonz: Henry Winkler Recalls Robin Williams’s Storming ‘Happy Days’ Debut|Tim Teeman|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But now the great prairies had all been overgrazed or carved into farms; there was little suitable rangeland left to occupy.Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted Us to Eat Mississippi Hippos|Jon Mooallem|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To while away the hours of their captivity, they carved their names upon the walls with rusty nails.The Story of Manhattan|Charles Hemstreet
Who prevented that sacrifice—who deserted me—who carved out her own separate life?Godolphin, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
They found, too, the carved marble slabs that showed the labors of Herakles.Buried Cities, Part 2|Jennie Hall
The stone that made the canopy was five yards and three quarters square, and carved round with a handsome cornice.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
Usually under each large statue was carved a pedestal scene having some connection with it.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly