Definitions for "Woodcut"
Keywords:  gouge, plank, knives, woodblock, oldest
An engraving on wood; also, a print from it. Same as Wood cut, under Wood.
Plank of wood that is inked on the surface to reveal arelief image or texture. CUts gouge marks, and indentations do not print and show as white.
a relief printing technique where the image is cut into a wood block using tools such as chisels, gauges and knives. the wood is then inked and pressed onto paper (on a press or by hand), causing the raised areas to be printed, while the parts that have been cut away appear blank. woodcut blocks are cut along the grain of the wood, as opposed to wood engraving, which uses the end grain.