Definition of 'carven'
Example sentences containing 'carven'
`Little do I resemble the figures of Elendil and Isildur as they stand carven in their majesty in the halls of Denethor.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Light was growing, and the tall columns and carven figures beside the way went slowly by like grey ghosts.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
In it were no tables, but a bright fire was burning in a great hearth between the carven pillars upon either side.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
The scent of sandalwood pervaded the air, and opposite the door was a carven screen blocking my view of the chamber's stove-bed.(2004)
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