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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grave  \Grave\,  v.  t.  [imp.  {Graved}  (gr[=a]vd);  p.  p.  {Graven} 
  (gr[=a]v"'n)  or  {Graved};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Graving}.]  [AS. 
  grafan  to  dig,  grave,  engrave;  akin  to  OFries  greva,  D. 
  graven,  G.  graben,  OHG.  &  Goth.  graban  Dan.  grabe,  Sw 
  gr[aum]fva,  Icel.  grafa,  but  prob.  not  to  Gr  gra`fein  to 
  write,  E.  graphic.  Cf  {Grave},  n.,  {Grove},  n.] 
  1.  To  dig.  [Obs.]  Chaucer. 
 
  He  hath  graven  and  digged  up  a  pit.  --Ps.  vii.  16 
  (Book  of 
  Common 
  Prayer). 
 
  2.  To  carve  or  cut,  as  letters  or  figures,  on  some  hard 
  substance;  to  engrave. 
 
  Thou  shalt  take  two  onyx  stones,  and  grave  on  them 
  the  names  of  the  children  of  Israel.  --Ex.  xxviii. 
  9. 
 
  3.  To  carve  out  or  give  shape  to  by  cutting  with  a  chisel; 
  to  sculpture;  as  to  grave  an  image. 
 
  With  gold  men  may  the  hearte  grave.  --Chaucer. 
 
  4.  To  impress  deeply  (on  the  mind);  to  fix  indelibly. 
 
  O!  may  they  graven  in  thy  heart  remain.  --Prior. 
 
  5.  To  entomb;  to  bury.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  Lie  full  low  graved  in  the  hollow  ground.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graving  \Grav"ing\,  n.  [From  Grave  to  clean.] 
  The  act  of  cleaning  a  ship's  bottom. 
 
  {Graving  dock}.  (Naut.)  See  under  Dock. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graving  \Grav"ing\,  n.  [From  Grave  to  dig.] 
  l.  The  act  or  art  of  carving  figures  in  hard  substances,  esp. 
  by  incision  or  in  intaglio. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  graved  or  carved.  [R.] 
 
  Skillful  to  .  .  .  grave  any  manner  of  graving.  --2 
  Chron.  ii  14. 
 
  3.  Impression,  as  upon  the  mind  or  heart. 
 
  New  gravings  upon  their  souls.  --Eikon 
  Basilike 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Graving 
  (1.)  Heb.  hatsabh  Job  19:24,  rendered  "graven,"  but  generally 
  means  hewn  stone  or  wood,  in  quarry  or  forest. 
 
  (2.)  Heb.  harush.  Jer.  17:1,  rendered  "graven,"  and  indicates 
  generally  artistic  work  in  metal,  wood,  and  stone,  effected  by 
  fine  instruments. 
 
  (3.)  Heb.  haqaq  Ezek.  4:1,  engraving  a  plan  or  map,  rendered 
  "pourtray;"  Job  19:23,  "written." 
 
  (4.)  Heb.  pasal  points  rather  to  the  sculptor's  or  the 
  carver's  art  (Isa.  30:22;  40:19;  41:7;  44:12-15). 
 
  (5.)  Pathah  refers  to  intaglio  work  the  cutting  and  engraving 
  of  precious  stones  (Ex.  28:9-11,  21;  Zech.  3:9;  Cant.  1:10,  11). 
 
  (6.)  Heret.  In  Ex  32:4  rendered  "graving  tool;"  and  in  Isa. 
  8:1,  "a  pen." 
 




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