woodcut

Part of speech: noun

An engraving on wood; also, a print from such a block.

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Usage examples "woodcut":

  1. " The photo- engraving took the place of the woodcut," Mr. Hawley explained. - "Paul and the Printing Press", Sara Ware Bassett.
  2. It is not her way to blame any one but herself, said Alick, and, in fact, our showing her the woodcut deception was a preparation for the rest of it. - "The Clever Woman of the Family", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  3. To Derry, Bronson wore a sort of halo, like a good old saint in an ancient woodcut. - "The Tin Soldier", Temple Bailey.