Meaning of “woodcarving” in the English Dictionary

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woodcarvingnoun

uk /ˈwʊdˌkɑː.vɪŋ/ us /ˈwʊdˌkɑːr.vɪŋ/

[ U ] the process of cutting into the surface of wood to create a decorative shape or pattern:

Some of the finest examples of woodcarving in Europe can be found in medieval churches.

[ C ] a piece of wood that has been decorated in this way:

Her woodcarvings will be on display at the gallery next month.

(Definition of “woodcarving” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)