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Webster 1913 Edition


Carver

Carv′er

,
Noun.
1.
One who carves; one who shapes or fashions by carving, or as by carving; esp. one who carves decorative forms, architectural adornments, etc.
“The carver’s chisel.”
Dodsley.
The
carver
of his fortunes.
Sharp (Richardson's Dict. )
2.
One who carves or divides meat at table.
3.
A large knife for carving.

Webster 1828 Edition


Carver

CARVER

,
Noun.
1.
One who cuts meat at tale; a sculptor; one who apportions or distributes at will, or one who takes or gives at pleasure.
2.
A large table knife for carving.

Definition 2022


Carver

Carver

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Carver

  1. A surname.

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carver

carver

See also: Carver

English

Noun

carver (plural carvers)

  1. Someone who carves.
  2. (dated) A carving knife.
  3. (dated) A butcher.
  4. An armchair as part of a set of dining chairs (originally for the person who is to carve the meat).
    • 2000, JG Ballard, Super-Cannes, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 215:
      She began a circuit of the dining room, peering at the baronial fireplace with its andirons the size of torture racks, and heavy oak carvers like gnarled thrones.

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