KJV Dictionary Definition: carve
1. To cut into small pieces or slices, as meat at tale.
2. To cut wood, stone or other material into some particular form, with an instrument, usually a chisel; to engrave; to cut figures or devices on hard materials.
3. To make or shape by cutting; as, to carve an image.
4. To apportion; to distribute; to provide at pleasure; to select and take, as to ones self, or to select and give to another.
5. To cut; to hew.
To care out, is to cut out, or to lay out, by design; to plan.
1. To cut up meat; followed sometimes by for; as, to carve for all the quests.
2. To exercise the trade of a sculptor.
3. To engrave or cut figures.
CARVE, n. A carucate.
CARVED, pp. Cut or divided; engraved; formed by carving.
CARVING, ppr. Cutting, dividing, as meat; cutting in stone, wood or metal; apportioning; distributing.
CARVING, n. The act of cutting, as meat; the act or art of cutting figures in wood or stone; sculpture; figures carved.