chisellings

chisellings

(ˈtʃɪzəlɪŋz)
pl n
a series of chiselled or engraved markings
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Do we not shun the street version of a fine melody?--or shrink from the news that the rarity--some bit of chiselling or engraving perhaps-- which we have dwelt on even with exultation in the trouble it has cost us to snatch glimpses of it, is really not an uncommon thing, and may be obtained as an every-day possession?
He was a handsome fellow, clean limbed and powerful, with an intelligent face and features of such exquisite chiselling that Adonis himself might have envied him.
I am examining the chiselling of these stones, and the manner in which yonder bas-relief is thrown out."