Insculp
Insculp In*sculp", v. t. [L. insculpere: cf. F. insculper. See 1st {In-}, and {Sculptor}.] To engrave; to carve; to sculpture. [Obs. & R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Which he insculped in two likely stones. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]


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  • insculp — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin insculpere, from in + scalpere to scratch, carve Date: 15th century archaic engrave, sculpture …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insculp — /in skulp /, v.t. Archaic. to carve in or on something; engrave. [1400 50; late ME < L insculpere, equiv. to in IN 2 + sculpere to carve; see SCULPTOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • insculp — in·sculp …   English syllables

  • insculp — ə̇nzˈkəlp, ə̇nˈsk transitive verb Etymology: Middle English insculpen, from Latin insculpere, from in in (II) + sculpere, scalpere to cut, carve more at shelf archaic : engrave, sculpture …   Useful english dictionary

  • carve — v 1. cut, chisel, sculpt, sculpture, tool, block out, rough hew; cast, form, mold, fashion, model, figure; hammer out, forge, roughcast, knock out; gouge out, gash, slash, hack, hackle; engrave, groove, cut in, trench, incise, grave, scrape,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • incise — v 1. cut or cut into, make an incision, slit or slit open, gash; notch, nick, scratch, score, groove, furrow. 2. engrave, grave, Archaic. insculp, etch, carve, sculpt, sculpture …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • insculpé — Insculpé, [insculp]ée. part …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • insculpt — insculptˈ adjective 1. Engraved (Shakespeare) 2. Having depressions in the surface (botany) • • • Main Entry: ↑insculp …   Useful english dictionary

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