wood engraving love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A block of wood on whose surface a design for printing is engraved across the end grain.
  • noun A print made from a wood engraving.
  • noun The art or process of making wood engravings.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art or process of cutting designs in relief upon blocks of wood, usually box, so that impressions can be made from them with a pigment in a printing-press, upon paper or other ma terial.
  • noun A block of wood engraved by the above method, or an impression from such a block.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a print made from a woodcut
  • noun engraving consisting of a block of wood with a design cut into it; used to make prints


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