woodcut

noun wood·cut \ ˈwu̇d-ˌkət \
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of woodcut

1 : a relief printing surface consisting of a wooden block with a usually pictorial design cut with the grain
2 : a print from a woodcut

Examples of woodcut in a Sentence

  1. a collection of fine woodcuts

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First Known Use of woodcut

1662

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of woodcut for English Language Learners

  • : a picture made from a woodcut



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