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engraver


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Engraver  \En*grav"er\,  n. 
  One  who  engraves;  a  person  whose  business  it  is  to  produce 
  engraved  work  especially  on  metal  or  wood. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  engraver 
  n  1:  a  skilled  worker  who  can  inscribe  designs  or  writing  onto  a 
  surface  by  carving  or  etching 
  2:  a  printmaker  who  prints  from  an  engraved  printing  plate 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Engraver 
  Heb.  harash  (Ex.  35:35;  38:23)  means  properly  an  artificer  in 
  wood,  stone,  or  metal.  The  chief  business  of  the  engraver  was 
  cutting  names  or  devices  on  rings  and  seals  and  signets  (Ex. 
  28:11,  21,  36;  Gen.  38:18). 
 




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