Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who carves wood.

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Examples

  • A monk collected all the bones, and a wood-carver was hired to assemble them in the church.

    The Adults

  • A monk collected all the bones, and a wood-carver was hired to assemble them in the church.

    The Adults

  • I have what Papa calls quick hands, the hands of a true wood-carver.

    Belle

  • I have what Papa calls quick hands, the hands of a true wood-carver.

    Belle

  • I have what Papa calls quick hands, the hands of a true wood-carver.

    Belle

  • A passionate wood-carver … His beliefs in art were that all subjects were comprised of one or more of the following shapes: "the egg, the round pebble and the blade of grass".

    The Story Of a Genius - Constantin Brancusi

  • I have what Papa calls quick hands, the hands of a true wood-carver.

    Belle

  • Veit Stoss (1445/50-1533), Nuremburg's master wood-carver and sculptor, is represented with "The Mother of God" (1520), a beautifully preserved wooden piece in which a regal Mary is shown with a large, delicate crown and superbly carved drapery.

    Masters of the German Renaissance

  • I’m more of an obsessive wood-carver with a single subject thus farmy father.

    Excerpt: The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat

  • Silversmith, saddler, watchmaker, wood-carver, violinist, inventor, and painter—as well as the creator of the first set of enamel teeth ever made in America—this remarkably protean genius who had also done distinguished service in the Revolutionary War aspired to establish a great public institution dedicated to the cultivation of aesthetic taste and the diffusion of scientific knowledge.

    Nevermore

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