Definition of Graver

1. Noun. A tool used by an engraver.

Exact synonyms: Graving Tool, Pointel, Pointrel
Generic synonyms: Hand Tool
Specialized synonyms: Scauper, Scorper



Definition of Graver

1. n. One who graves; an engraver or a sculptor; one whose occupation is te cut letters or figures in stone or other hard material.

Definition of Graver

1. Noun. a burin ¹

2. Noun. a carver or engraver ¹

3. Adjective. (comparative of grave) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Graver

1. an engraver [n -S] - See also: engraver

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graver

gravellike
gravelliness
gravelling
gravelly
gravels
gravelweed
gravely
gravemarker
gravemarkers
graven
graven image
graveness
gravenesses
graveolence
graveolent
graver (current term)
graveries
graverobber
graverobbers
graverobbing
gravers
gravery
graves' disease
graveside
gravesides
gravesite
gravesites
gravest
gravestead
gravestone

Literary usage of Graver

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1. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"His plates are executed almost wholly with the graver, in a neat but stiff style, and they are not without merit. Among his portraits are : John Fenwick, ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1817)
"With the point ami graver. In this, the most general modeof engraving, the subject is fir»t etched, and afterwards finished with the graver. ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"These letters give many details concerning public occurrences not mentioned by graver historians. A volume of the ' Letters written by John Chamberlain ..."

4. Publications by Scotland Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1854)
"... but it very early took a graver character and more historical line of labour; and soon, in truth, became an efficient auxiliary to the ..."

5. The Illustrated Magazine of Art (1853)
"He had great command of the graver, and carried his plates to a much higher degree of finish than his Italian contemporaries. He is also believed to have ..."

6. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"CHAPTER IV THE graver PROSE Lateness of history in English — Hume — Robertson — Minors — Gibbon — The Autobiography— The Decline and Kill—His style ..."

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