verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of etch
Related formsetch·er, nounun·etched, adjective
Examples from the Web for etcher
Benzine is preferable to turpentine for most of the operations of the etcher, but more especially for cleaning soiled hands.
He was also an etcher, and the British Museum possesses a fragment of a sketch-book of his.
Therefore nearly every etcher has his own ways of doing, and few agree on all points.
Levon West, the etcher, once attended Glen Ullin high school.North Dakota|Various
A plate that left the etcher's hand a mere skeleton may be made to produce a print which is a thing of life.The Building of a Book|Various