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  • v  form by carving
  • v  engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
    carve one's name into the bark
  • v  cut to pieces
    Father carved the ham

  • The king ordered his carpenters to carve an image from it, but their chisels broke.
  • The next day supermarket executive Leno LaBianca and his wife were killed in a similar fashion, a fork used to carve the word WAR on his belly left sticking out of his corpse.
  • And some farmers who run pick-your-own patches are even importing pumpkins and placing them in the fields to ensure customers will have something to "harvest" and carve before Oct .
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  • Whittle the Wood Quick Carve attracts a crowd in Craig
    The main wood carving competition is the reason artists come to Craig for the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous and what attracts community members out to Loudy-Simpson Park during the week leading up to the Saturday festival. But when it comes to a higher-octane form of artsy entertainment, the Quick Carve can’t be beat.
    June 15, 2013 - Craig Daily Press
  • Analysis: Bombardier gambles on big order payoff with new jet
    By Susan Taylor and Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier Inc is hoping to carve a new niche in the cutthroat airplane market with a fuel-efficient, medium-haul jet that makes its first flight this month, but its all-new CSeries needs an avalanche of orders to stave off bigger rivals. Bombardier's narrow-body CSeries, aimed at a gap in the market, offers a lightweight carbon ...
    June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • USD Continues to Carve Higher Low- AUD to Face Limited Rebound
    USD Continues to Carve Higher Low- AUD to Face Limited Rebound
    June 11, 2013 - DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

  • Barack Obama in Wall Street Journal
    Mr. Obama said in a statement the amendment "would carve out a special exemption for these lenders that would allow them to inflate rates, insert hidden fees into the fine print of paperwork, and include expensive add-ons that catch purchasers by...
  • Pat Robertson in San Francisco Chronicle
    God considers this land to be his,Robertson said on his TV program "The 700 Club." "You read the Bible and he says `This is my land,' and for any prime minister of Israel who decides he is going to carve it up and give it away, God says,...
  • Chipper Jones in
    We have one party that sort of volunteered, that came up and said 'we are interested' and we said 'Fine let's talk about it' but we don't know exactly what to do, how much, what are the conditions ...... we would have to carve out a business that... Carl-Peter Forster Reuters Jan 11, 2009 15445 21447 carved Jamie carved us tonight," Braves slugger Chipper Jones said after that game. "The guy is 87 years old and he's still pitching for a reason. He stays off the barrel. He changes speeds, changes the game plan and keeps you guessing."

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