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  • n. Plural form of engraving.


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  • See more engravings from the same series at the always-wonderful BibliOdyssey.

    Boing Boing

  • I witnessed none of the hat-losing, horse-flipping spectacles seen in engravings on the walls of steakhouses.

    Masters of the Hunt

  • RNE: Joe's suggestion that Blake might have gone on to create more wood engravings is perceptive.


  • Also, there were copies of paintings and old wood engravings from the magazines of a generation and more before.

    Chapter 12

  • "As _A Crown of Flowers_ is carefully printed upon fine paper, full value is given to the engravings, which is one of the features of the magazine from which they are selected, and shows what a marked advance has been made of recent years in the character of such illustrations, which will, in the present instance, vie with anything of the kind produced on this or the other side of the Atlantic."

    The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 355, October 16, 1886

  • One of the engravings was a greyhound with an arrow through him, a crest of my grandmother's, whose maiden name was Noble.

    What I Remember

  • Think then of the marvellous history of the Florentine lion, the subject of so many engravings, which is offered on the stall of every printseller to the eyes of the moved and astonished passers-by.

    Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men

  • "What is extraordinary at Diepkloof is that we have close to 300 pieces of such engravings, which is why we are speaking of a system of symbolic representation," Dr Texier said.

    Blah, Blah! Technology

  • Mr Shen claims that the "engravings" normally lasts between 45 to 75 minutes, and doctors had declared him free of any skin diseases or illnesses.

    Rare Skin Condition Allows Belly To Be ”Engraved” | Impact Lab

  • Because the specific trappings of the Amish—their equivalent of the niqab, the outward signifiers of separate cultural values—resemble the kind of engravings used to illustrate early American life in our 1950s textbooks: horses, buggies and bonnets.

    Varieties of Otherness


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