from The Century Dictionary.
- To cut; carve; engrave; sculpture.
- To flense, flay, or take the skin and blubber from, as a seal.
- noun The skin of a seal removed with the blubber adhering to it.
- Abbreviations of the Latin sculpsit, he (or she) engraved or carved (it): also
sc. and sculps.
- of sculptor;
- of sculptural
- of sculpture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb Obs. or Humorous. To sculpture; to carve; to engrave.
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- verb obsolete To
sculpture; to carveor engrave.
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Like a magical tale! thanks for sahering it sculp Says:
July 3rd, 2006 at 7: 48 pm wow great pictures sculp Says:
However, these new underpants have not had the benefit of time to mould and sculp themselves to my cheeks.
At his left hip on a richly sculp-ted baldrick was carved a dagger with an ornate gilded hilt.
The core of the tradition is the “canon of proportions,” which has its antecedents in Egyptian theory of sculp - ture and its descendants in the formulations for art by artists such as Dürer, Leonardo, and Le Corbusier.
The point of it is that countless earlier treatises applied the principle of imitation but only to a particular group of arts — some to poetry, others to painting and sculp - ture.
Greece; it finds expression in its literature and philoso - phy (except that of Plato), and its influence can be traced in the sad dignity of the farewell scenes sculp - tured on many tombs.
While crafts produce useful and necessary objects, the function of painting, sculp - ture, and poetry is to keep things in human memory.
What one person finds beautiful in women, in clothes, in buildings, in sculp - ture, in music, may not appear beautiful at all to another who is older or younger or is from a different ethnic group or “subculture.”
Like Pythagoras 'reduction of “woodland notes wild” to mathematical ratio, the writers within this tradition have tried to make of painting and sculp - ture arts wholly intelligible in mathematical terms.