Definition of Carves

1. Verb. (third-person singular of carve) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carves

1. carve [v] - See also: carve

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carves

carvedilol
carvel
carvel-built
carvelbuilt
carvels
carven
carvene
carveol
carveols
carveout
carveouts
carver
carveries
carvers
carvery
carves (current term)
carvies
carving
carving fork
carving knife
carving knives
carvings
carvol
carvols
carvomenthol
carvomenthone
carvone
carvones
carvoxime
carvy

Literary usage of Carves

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

1. Coal-tar and Ammonia by Georg Lunge (1887)
"Recovery-Ovens on the Modified carves System. In the introductory part of this ... Since attention was drawn to the undoubted success of carves' ovens, ..."

2. Chemical Technology, Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to Arts and Manufactures by Charles Edward Groves, William Thorp, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp, Thomas Richardson, Edmund Ronalds, Henry Watts, William Joseph Dibdin (1889)
"(3) Sir IL Bell then institutes a comparison between the beehive and the Simon-carves coke in respect of the quantity of heat evolved and beneficially ..."

3. The Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry by Society of Chemical Industry (1884)
"Later on, it would appear that the Pauwels- Dubochet coke ovens were improved, possibly as the result of carves' improvement of the Knab ovens, ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas and by Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Henry Blackstone, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1827)
"... and therefore that the old rule of the 14 and 15 Geo. 2. was no longer to be considered as in force. Rule refused. Thursday, HENSCHEN against carves. ..."

5. The Star Speaker: A Complete and Choice Collection of the Best Productions by Flora N. Kightlinger (1892)
"WHEN FATHER carves THE DUCK. EV WRIGHT. We all look on with anxious eyes When father carves the duck, And mother almost always sighs When father carves the ..."

6. The Mocking Bards: A Collection of Parodies Burlesques & Imitations by Ralph Aberdein Lyon (1905)
"He braces up and grabs a fork Whene'er he carves a duck, And won't allow a soul to talk ... The platter's always sure to slip When father carves a duck, ..."

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