Definitions

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

  • adjective Made by engraving or ornamented with engraving.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having the surface covered with irregular, impressed lines.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of engrave.
  • adjective made by engraving
  • adjective decorated with engravings

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

  • adjective cut or impressed into a surface

Etymologies

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Examples

  • As a "retirement" gift, his boss gives him a large pocket knife with his name engraved on it -- which Nick promptly uses to puncture his boss's tires burying it so deeply he can't remove it.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Everything Must Go

  • There was a name engraved in cursive on the inside of the little circular cover.

    Nevermore

  • Holy Bible Revised Standard Version, with my name engraved in gold on the white front cover.

    Muffins and Mayhem

  • One woman sent me a beautiful leather-bound Bible with my name engraved in gold letters on the cover.

    I’m Still Standing

  • Her gaze stopped on one weapon to read the word engraved on the side.

    Blood Trinity

  • There was a name engraved in cursive on the inside of the little circular cover.

    Nevermore

  • Holy Bible Revised Standard Version, with my name engraved in gold on the white front cover.

    Muffins and Mayhem

  • There was a name engraved in cursive on the inside of the little circular cover.

    Nevermore

  • Her gaze stopped on one weapon to read the word engraved on the side.

    Blood Trinity

  • As part of the honor, I got a loving cup with my name engraved on it from the Atlanta Journal newspaper.

    Heart of a Patriot

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