noun see wood carving

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wood-carver — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a person whose occupation is wood carving …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood carving — is a form of working wood by means of a cutting tool held in the hand (this may be a power tool), resulting in a wooden figure or figurine (this may be abstract in nature) or in the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object. The phrase may also …   Wikipedia

  • carver — Synonyms and related words: burinist, cerographer, chalcographer, chaser, clay modeler, earth artist, engraver, etcher, figurer, figuriste, gem carver, gem engraver, graphic artist, graver, inscriber, lapidary, line engraver, lithographer, mason …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wood carving — noun Date: circa 1710 the art of fashioning or ornamenting objects of wood by cutting with a sharp handheld implement; also an object of wood so fashioned or ornamented • wood carver noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wood-Carving — • Discusses the branch of wood carving dealing with artistic objects, belonging either to plastic (as statues, crucifixes, and similar carvings), or to industrial art (as arabesques and rosettes), and which serve mainly for the ornamentation of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Carver Yachts — Carver is a powerboat company located in Pulaski, Wisconsin in the United States.Their models have ranged from 17 feet all the way up to 65 feet as of Nov. 2007 with larger yachts on the way. Carver was started in the mid 1950 s building small… …   Wikipedia

  • Carver, George Washington — born 1861?, near Diamond Grove, Mo., U.S. died Jan. 5, 1943, Tuskegee, Ala. U.S. agricultural chemist and agronomist. Born a slave, Carver lived until age 10 or 12 on his former owner s plantation, then left and worked at a variety of menial jobs …   Universalium

  • Carver — This interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be an occupational name for a carver of wood or a sculptor of stone, deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century ceorfan meaning to cut or carve. Secondly, it may derive from… …   Surnames reference

  • Wood family — English family of Staffordshire potters, a major force in the development of Staffordshire wares from peasant pottery to an organized industry. Its most prominent members were Ralph Wood (1715–72), his brother Aaron (1717–85), and his son Ralph,… …   Universalium

  • carver — UK [ˈkɑː(r)və(r)] / US [ˈkɑrvər] noun [countable] Word forms carver : singular carver plural carvers someone who carves objects from stone or wood …   English dictionary

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