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

  • noun Wood engraving, especially of an early period.
  • noun The art of printing texts or illustrations, sometimes with color, from woodblocks, as distinct from typography.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Engraving on wood: a word used only by bibliographers, and chiefly for the woodcut work of the fifteenth century.
  • noun A process of decorative painting on wood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art of engraving on wood.
  • noun The art of making prints from the natural grain of wood.
  • noun A method pf printing in colors upon wood for purposes of house decoration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The art of making xylographs.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

xylo- + -graphy


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  • another term for woodcut

    September 8, 2008

  • no, no another term for study of wood engravings.... the ography....

    October 29, 2010