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chiseled


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chisel  \Chis"el\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chiseled},  or  {Chiselled} 
  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Chiseling},  or  {Chiselling}.]  [Cf.  F. 
  ciseler.] 
  1.  To  cut,  pare,  gouge,  or  engrave  with  a  chisel;  as  to 
  chisel  a  block  of  marble  into  a  statue. 
 
  2.  To  cut  close  as  in  a  bargain;  to  cheat.  [Slang] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chiseled 
  adj  :  having  a  clean  and  distinct  outline  as  if  precisely  cut 
  along  the  edges;  "a  finely  chiseled  nose"; 
  "well-defined  features"  [syn:  {well-defined}] 




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