verb (used with object), en·graved, en·grav·ing.
Origin of engrave
Related Words for engraveingrain, chisel, inscribe, imprint, etch, embed, stipple, cut, scratch, fix, burn, impress, lodge, ornament, initial, instill, hatch, print, infix, bite
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Historical Examples of engrave
To engrave is, in final strictness, "to decorate a surface with furrows."Ariadne Florentina
Find soft wood or stone and see if you can engrave some animal on it.
See if you can engrave or carve an ornament on some weapon you have made.
I had them to repair, polish and engrave, and now they are gone from my boat.The Eight-Oared Victors
Bartsch, Adam, of opinion that Albert Durer did not engrave on wood, 237.A Treatise on Wood Engraving