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 for Graved
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grave \Grave\, v. t. [imp. Graved (gr[=a]vd); p. p. Graven
     (gr[=a]v"'n) or Graved; p. pr. & vb. n. Graving.] [AS.
     grafan to dig, grave, engrave; akin to OFries. greva, D.
     graven, G. graben, OHG. & Goth. graban, Dan. grabe, Sw.
     gr[aum]fva, Icel. grafa, but prob. not to Gr. gra`fein to
     write, E. graphic. Cf. Grave, n., Grove, n.]
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     1. To dig. [Obs.] Chaucer.
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              He hath graven and digged up a pit.   --Ps. vii. 16
                                                    (Book of
                                                    Common
                                                    Prayer).
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     2. To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard
        substance; to engrave.
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              Thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them
              the names of the children of Israel.  --Ex. xxviii.
                                                    9.
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     3. To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel;
        to sculpture; as, to grave an image.
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              With gold men may the hearte grave.   --Chaucer.
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     4. To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly.
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              O! may they graven in thy heart remain. --Prior.
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     5. To entomb; to bury. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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              Lie full low, graved in the hollow ground. --Shak.
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