/chiz"euhld/, adj.
1. cut, shaped, etc., with a chisel: chiseled stone.
2. sharply or clearly shaped; clear-cut: She has finely chiseled features.
Also, esp. Brit., chiselled.
[1730-40; CHISEL + -ED2]

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