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woodcarving

[ wood-kahr-ving ]
/ ˈwʊdˌkɑr vɪŋ /
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noun

the art or technique of carving objects by hand from wood or of carving decorations into wood.
something made or decorated in such a manner.

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Origin of woodcarving

First recorded in 1840–50; wood1 + carve + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for woodcarving

woodcarving
/ (ˈwʊdˌkɑːvɪŋ) /

noun

the act of carving wood, esp as an art form
a work of art produced by carving wood

Derived forms of woodcarving

woodcarver, noun
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