Definition of grooved:
The washerman steps nearly knee- deep into the water, and taking a quantity of clothes by one end in his two hands he raises them aloft in the air and brings them down heavily upon a huge stone slab, grooved, at his feet.- "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
- "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.
At the same time we learn to appreciate the observations of Vigenere while we study the titanic chisel- marks, grooved deeply in the body of the stone, and carried to the length of three or four inches.- "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.