Definition of Carven

1. Adjective. Made for or formed by carving ('carven' is archaic or literary). "Stood as if carven from stone"

Exact synonyms: Carved
Category relationships: Literature
Similar to: Engraved, Etched, Graven, Incised, Inscribed, Graven, Sculpted, Sculptured, Lapidarian, Sliced
Antonyms: Uncarved



Definition of Carven

1. a. Wrought by carving; ornamented by carvings; carved.

Definition of Carven

1. Adjective. Made by carving, especially when intricately or artistically done. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carven

1. carved [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carven

carunculated
carunculous
carvable
carvacrol
carvacrols
carve
carve out
carve up
carved
carved in stone
carvedilol
carvel
carvel-built
carvelbuilt
carvels
carven (current term)
carvene
carveol
carveols
carveout
carveouts
carver
carveries
carvers
carvery
carves
carvies
carving
carving fork
carving knife

Literary usage of Carven

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl, Donald Grant Mitchell (1899)
"I dreamed how through the years would grow, Alternate clothed with leaves and snow, Through April's tears, October's flame, The beech tree with the carven ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Whereat brave Idas leapt to earth and left The carven car, nor round his brother slain Durst rally ; nor himself had next escaped Black Fate, ..."

3. The Marches of Wales: Notes and Impressions on the Welsh Borders, from the by Charles George Harper (1894)
"Within, lofty aisles and slender pillars, and delicately-carven label-stops to the mouldings of the arches ; evidences, these, of the headgear of the ..."

4. Wind-harp Songs by John William Lloyd (1895)
"BY MOUTHS OF SEA WORMS QUAINTLY carven. LITTLE sea shell From the beach, By mouths of sea worms quaintly carven, Whispered me a thing to tell: A " Loving is ..."

5. The Revised Reports by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1904)
"It was now moved, on behalf of Mr. carven, to discharge the order of taxation of the 12th of ... carven alleges that he was employed by Francis and Almond, ..."

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