incise

Incise \In*cise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incising}.] [L. incisus, p. p. of incidere to incise: cf. F. inciser. See {Incide}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cut in or into with a sharp instrument; to carve; to engrave. [1913 Webster] I on thy grave this epitaph incise. --T. Carew. [1913 Webster] 2. To cut, gash, or wound with a sharp instrument; to cut off. [1913 Webster]