wood carving

noun
|Updated on: 5 Jul 2018

Definition of wood carving

: 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

play \ˈwu̇d-ˌkär-vər\ noun

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First Known Use of wood carving

circa 1710

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WOOD CARVING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of wood carving for English Language Learners

  • : the art of cutting designs into wood or carving objects out of wood


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