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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
bust, doll, dolly, dummy, fantoccini, figure, figurehead, figurine, gingerbread man, lay figure, man of straw, manikin, mannequin, marionette, model, monument, portrait bust, puppet, scarecrow, sculpture, snowman, statuary, statue, statuette, wax figure, waxwork, wood carving
Dictionary Results for carving:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
carving
    n 1: a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory
         or stone) in order to create a desired shape
    2: removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern
       or shape [syn: carving, cutting]
    3: creating figures or designs in three dimensions [syn:
       sculpture, carving]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Carve \Carve\ (k[aum]rv), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Carved
   (k[aum]rvd); p. pr. & vb. n. Carving.] [AS. ceorfan to cut,
   carve; akin to D. kerven, G. kerben, Dan. karve, Sw. karfva,
   and to Gr. gra`fein to write, orig. to scratch, and E.
   -graphy. Cf. Graphic.]
   1. To cut. [Obs.]
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            Or they will carven the shepherd's throat.
                                                  --Spenser.
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   2. To cut, as wood, stone, or other material, in an artistic
      or decorative manner; to sculpture; to engrave.
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            Carved with figures strange and sweet. --Coleridge.
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   3. To make or shape by cutting, sculpturing, or engraving; to
      form; as, to carve a name on a tree.
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            An angel carved in stone.             --Tennyson.
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            We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone.
                                                  --C. Wolfe.
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   4. To cut into small pieces or slices, as meat at table; to
      divide for distribution or apportionment; to apportion.
      "To carve a capon." --Shak.
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   5. To cut: to hew; to mark as if by cutting.
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            My good blade carved the casques of men. --Tennyson.
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            A million wrinkles carved his skin.   --Tennyson.
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   6. To take or make, as by cutting; to provide.
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            Who could easily have carved themselves their own
            food.                                 --South.
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   7. To lay out; to contrive; to design; to plan.
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            Lie ten nights awake carving the fashion of a new
            doublet.                              --Shak.
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   To carve out, to make or get by cutting, or as if by
      cutting; to cut out. "[Macbeth] with his brandished steel
      . . . carved out his passage." --Shak.
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            Fortunes were carved out of the property of the
            crown.                                --Macaulay.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Carving \Carv"ing\, n.
   1. The act or art of one who carves.
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   2. A piece of decorative work cut in stone, wood, or other
      material. "Carving in wood." --Sir W. Temple.
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   3. The whole body of decorative sculpture of any kind or
      epoch, or in any material; as, the Italian carving of the
      15th century.
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