Definition of Carvings

1. Noun. (plural of carving) ¹



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Definition of Carvings

1. carving [n] - See also: carving

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carvings

carvene
carveol
carveols
carveout
carveouts
carver
carveries
carvers
carvery
carves
carvies
carving
carving fork
carving knife
carving knives
carvings (current term)
carvol
carvols
carvomenthol
carvomenthone
carvone
carvones
carvoxime
carvy
carwash
carwasher
carwashers
carwashes
carwashing
carwhichet

Literary usage of Carvings

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

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1895)
"Aboriginal Rock Paintings and carvings in New South Wales. ... For some time I have been studying the rock paintings and carvings made by the aborigines of ..."

2. A Guide to the Early Christian and Byzantine Antiquities in the Department by Ormonde Maddock Dalton (1903)
"The original carvings from which the casts are taken are exhibited in the ... Ivory carvings. Ivory had been employed by all the civilized peoples of the ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1897)
"“MISERERE” carvings. H OW many of my readers, I wonder, know what is a miserere? Thousands of these exist, and as many more have been defaced or mutilated ..."

4. Alaska and Its Resources by William Healey Dall (1897)
"carvings, old houses and graves. — Great breadth of the Lower Yukon. — Arrive at the Mission. ... Innuit carvings.— Drawings on bone. — Rise of the water. ..."

5. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1883)
"Two or three months later it was followed by some English carpenters, who ,6,7. brought with them figures of the patriarchs and The carvings apostles, ..."

6. Canadian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell Argyll (1892)
"The carvings with which they cover their large canoes. ... It is curious that many of these carvings exhibit the forms of creatures p 2 ..."

7. Arts of the World: Comparative Art Studies by Edwin Swift Balch (1920)
"East North Amerind art takes the form of small carvings; ... None of these pipes resemble Eskimo carvings, but there are resemblances to some West North ..."

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