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engrave
 v.  carve or cut into a block or surface, as used for printing; impress deeply as if by carving
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  The sergeant turned it in his hand, held the hilt up to the sunlight to read the engraved inscription.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  Ross Browne are pretty correct in contour; but they are wretchedly engraved.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and...
3  But these marks do not seem to be impressed upon the isinglass substance above mentioned, but seem to be seen through it, as if they were engraved upon the body itself.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.
4  Even his cuff-buttons were engraved with hieroglyphics, and he was more inscribed than an Egyptian obelisk.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
5  He once gave her a ring with a sphinx engraved on the stone.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
6  Of the four crystal glasses engraved with the count's monogram that stood before his plate, Pierre held out one at random and drank with enjoyment, gazing with ever-increasing amiability at the other guests.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
7  At that moment Alexander turned his head and Rostov saw the beloved features that were so deeply engraved on his memory.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVIII
8  Pierre rose, rubbed his eyes, and seeing the pistol with an engraved stock which Gerasim had replaced on the writing table, he remembered where he was and what lay before him that very day.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXIII
9  On his right arm was a silver plate, which, instead of bearing, as usual, the cognizance or badge of the baron to whose family he belonged, had barely the word SHERWOOD engraved upon it.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
10  'It has the word "Agnes" engraved on the inside,' said the woman.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
11  After that she drew a gold ring, on which her name was engraved, off her finger, and put it upon one of his.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
12  "I'm sure I am," echoed Amy, poring over the engraved copy of the Madonna and Child, which her mother had given her in a pretty frame.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
13  Thus she will be a living sermon against sin, until the ignominious letter be engraved upon her tombstone.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
14  Buckingham tried to smile a last time; but death checked his thought, which remained engraved on his brow like a last kiss of love.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 59 WHAT TOOK PLACE AT PORTSMOUTH AUGUST 23, 1628
15  I have been myself to the best engraver of the Palais Royal, who did the plate in my presence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 42. Monsieur Bertuccio.
Example Sentence:
1  His initials were engraved on the cigarette case.
2  Your wedding ring can be engraved with a personal inscription at no extra cost.
3  She engraved the ring in a floral pattern.
4  As she said this, she came upon a neat little house, on the door of which was a bright brass plate with the name "W. RABBIT" engraved upon it.
5  The grateful team presented the coach with a silver chain and pendant engraved with the school's motto.
6  Wood engraving is a refinement of the technique of woodcut, the carving of a design into a block of wood.
7  This type of engraving requires a delicate touch.