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burin

1. a chisel of tempered steel with a sharp lozenge-shaped point, used for engraving furrows in metal, wood, or marble
2. an engraver's individual style
3. Archaeol a prehistoric flint tool with a very small transverse edge

Burin

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

A sharp, pointed tool used in Witchcraft and Ceremonial Magic, for marking other magical items. Many Wiccan traditions engrave signs and symbols on the handles and/or blades of their working tools. Similarly, names are inscribed on candles to be used in candle magic. The Burin is used to do this engraving.

The Burin is similar in use to the White Handled Knife, a coven tool for many traditions. But where the White Handled Knife would be used only within the Circle during a ritual, the Burin could be used outside of coven use, since it is a personal tool rather than a coven tool.

Burin

 

(also graver), in archaeology, a flint tool with a cutting edge that was used by man in the Upper Paleolithic and in the Mesolithic and early Neolithic to work bone, antler and certain types of rocks.


Burin

 

a tool used for engraving, consisting of a thin steel bar cut off obliquely at one end and sharpened; the other end is inserted into a wooden, mushroom-shaped handle that is trimmed off on the side. Burins used for engraving metal usually have a rhombic cross section; those used for engraving wood have a variety of cross sections.

burin

[′bər·ən]
(graphic arts)
An etching tool used for engraving on metal or wood.
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Oman has nurtured my taste for art but nothing so far compares to this visit; one where I stood mesmerised by the maestroEoe1/4aos strokes: not of fine brushes but of needles and burin on copper plates.