What is Carve ?
Carve is (verb) 1. to cut up a large piece of meat at a meal Who’s going to carve? Father sat at the end of the table, carving a chicken. 2. to cut stone or wood to make a shape He carved a bird out of wood. Chips of stone flew all over the studio as he was carving the statue.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level