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[woo d-kahr-ver]
  1. a person whose occupation is woodcarving.
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Origin of woodcarver

First recorded in 1855–60; wood1 + carve + -er1
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  • It is an important example of the American woodcarver's art, and is equivalent to the best work of the Skillin brothers.

    Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers

    Silvio A. Bedini

  • Its grand proportions, its high-pitched roof and pendants, display the art of the woodcarver in great excellence.

  • The woodcarver and his wife, and the beautiful Nadine, had vanished with the shadows of the night.

  • The joiner, the woodcarver, the lapidary, and the goldsmith all worked together on such things.

    Intarsia and Marquetry

    F. Hamilton Jackson

  • Little Nikas gave him such a box on the ear that he had to sit down on the woodcarver's steps.

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete

    Martin Anderson Nexo