Definition of line-engraved in US English:

line-engraved

adjective

  • See line engraving

    • ‘The early issues of Great Britain, from May 1840 until 1855, where printed almost exclusive using the line-engraved (gravure, recess) printing method.’
    • ‘Thus the line-engraved ‘social’ satires issued by Matthew Darly, who for many years had a shop, with his wife, Mary (herself a printmaker), in the Strand, had a wide circulation.’