ENGRA'VE, v.t. pret. engraved; pp. engraved or engraven.
Literally, to scratch or scrape. Hence,1. To cut, as metals, stones or other hard substances, with a chisel or graver; to cut figures, letters or devices, on stone or metal; to mark by incision.Thou shalt engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel. Ex.28.2. To picture or represent by incisions.3. To imprint; to impress deeply; to infix.Let the laws of God and the principles of morality be engraved on the minds in early years.4. To bury; to deposit in the grave; to inter; to inhume. [Not now used.]