- the art or process of engraving on wood
- woodcut: a wood engraving is often distinguished from a woodcut in that the former uses a block of wood cut across the grain and the latter a block of wood cut along the grain
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- wood engraver noun
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- a. A block of wood on whose surface a design for printing is engraved across the end grain.b. A print made from a wood engraving.
- The art or process of making wood engravings.