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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENGRAVING

Some lines of his on the lyre became the motto of an engraving by Bartolozzi.

So he turned to Antoine, who had remained seated in front of a block he was engraving.

I have stopped the mouths of all the painters who used to say that I was good at engraving but, as to painting.

He was induced to commence the engraving by the following circumstance.

No conception can be formed of this picture from the engraving.

An engraving of the sketch, by Henry Meyer, is dated April, 1819.

Engraving on copper, invented in 1406, multiplied and diffused them.

He bent his head to read the engraving on the top of the barrel.

The engraving will give a better idea of this stitch than any description we could give.

In our engraving a pretty meeting of these creatures is represented.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c. (implied in ingraved), from en- (1) + obsolete verb grave "carve" (see grave (v.)). Related: Engraved; engraving.

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