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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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grav·ing, n.
 1. The act or art of carving figures in hard substances, especially by incision or in intaglio.
 2. That which is graved or carved. [R.]
    Skillful to . . . grave any manner of graving.   --2 Chron. ii. 14.
 3. Impression, as upon the mind or heart.
    New gravings upon their souls.   --Eikon Basilike

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grav·ing n.  The act of cleaning a ship's bottom.
 Graving dock. Naut. See under Dock.

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (1.) Heb. hatsabh. Job 19:24, rendered "graven," but generally
    means hewn stone or wood, in quarry or forest.
      (2.) Heb. harush. Jer. 17:1, rendered "graven," and indicates
    generally artistic work in metal, wood, and stone, effected by
    fine instruments.
      (3.) Heb. haqaq. Ezek. 4:1, engraving a plan or map, rendered
    "pourtray;" Job 19:23, "written."
      (4.) Heb. pasal points rather to the sculptor's or the
    carver's art (Isa. 30:22; 40:19; 41:7; 44:12-15).
      (5.) Pathah refers to intaglio work, the cutting and engraving
    of precious stones (Ex. 28:9-11, 21; Zech. 3:9; Cant. 1:10, 11).
      (6.) Heret. In Ex. 32:4 rendered "graving tool;" and in Isa.
    8:1, "a pen."