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verb (used with object)
to sculpture; carve or model.
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Origin of sculp
First recorded in 1525–35, sculp is from the Latin word sculpere to carve
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How to use sculp in a sentence
When I grow up a little more and learn how, I am going to sculp such a wonderful statue that Zebedee can stop working.Vacation with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
As we neared them, the driver said: Its bout an even chance thet wes sculp ther!Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke
Then when they went home in the evening, the grand-moth-er would say, "What have you been doing to-day, my little sculp-tor?"Fifty Famous Stories Retold|James Baldwin
Zanetti certainly cut many of his own blocks, as the prints with the signature A. M. Zanetti, sculp.John Baptist Jackson|Jacob Kainen
Jourdan sculp., 1788, shows his armorial bearings surmounted by his coronet, whilst beneath are enumerated his titles and offices.French Book-plates|Walter Hamilton