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chiseled

[chiz-uh ld]
adjective
  1. cut, shaped, etc., with a chisel: chiseled stone.
  2. sharply or clearly shaped; clear-cut: She has finely chiseled features.
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Also especially British, chis·elled.

Origin of chiseled

First recorded in 1730–40; chisel + -ed2
Related formsun·chis·eled, adjectiveun·chis·elled, adjective
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Word Origin and History for unchiseled

chiseled

adj.

"having sharp outlines," 1821, figurative past participle adjective from chisel (v.).

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