Definition of wood engraver in US English:

wood engraver


  • See wood engraving

    • ‘In an 1844 vignette published in Les Belges illustres, the wood engraver Lacoste fils recast the courtly studio envisioned by Cornelius and Ducq into an artist's garret.’
    • ‘He was the son of a miniaturist and trained as a wood engraver.’
    • ‘This was the birthplace of the virtuoso wood engraver Thomas Bewick, though Bewick himself spent most of his life in nearby Newcastle, and had his workshop hard by St Nicholas's church, today the city's cathedral.’
    • ‘A deeply spiritual man, Eric Gill was a master wood engraver and woodcut printer.’
    • ‘Thomas was a wood engraver and water colour artist.’


wood engraver

/ˈwo͝od inˌɡrāvər/