verb (carves, carved, carved or (archaic) carven, carving)
Etymology: Old English ceorfan, Äeorfan, from West Germanic
- (archaic) To cut.
- To cut meat in order to serve it.
- To shape to sculptural effect.
- (snowboarding): To perform a series of turns without pivoting. When the tip and tail of the snowboard take the same path.
- kerfan. Cognate with Dutch kerven, and perhaps ultimately with Greek .
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