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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grave, v. t. [imp. Graved p. p. Graven or Graved; p. pr. & vb. n. Graving.]
 1. To dig. [Obs.] Chaucer.
    He hath graven and digged up a pit.   --Ps. vii. 16 (Book of Common Prayer).
 2. To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave.
    Thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel.   --Ex. xxviii. 9.
 3. To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image.
    With gold men may the hearte grave.   --Chaucer.
 4. To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly.
    O! may they graven in thy heart remain.   --Prior.
 5.  To entomb; to bury. [Obs.]
    Lie full low, graved in the hollow ground.   --Shak.