line engraving


: an engraving cut by hand directly in the plate

Word History

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of line engraving was in 1802

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“Line engraving.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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