(?), v. t. [imp. Engraved (?); p. p. Engraved or Engraven (); p. pr. & vb. n. Engraving.] [Pref. en- + grave to carve: cf. OF. engraver.] 1. To cut in; to make by incision. [Obs.]
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Full many wounds in his corrupted flesh
He did engrave.
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2. To cut with a graving instrument in order to form an inscription or pictorial representation; to carve figures; to mark with incisions.
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Like . . . . a signet thou engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel.
Ex. xxviii. 11.
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3. To form or represent by means of incisions upon wood, stone, metal, or the like; as, to engrave an inscription.
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4. To impress deeply; to infix, as if with a graver.
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Engrave principles in men's minds.
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