Definition of engrailed
1 : indented with small concave curves <an engrailed heraldic bordure>
2 : made of or bordered by a circle of raised dots <an engrailed coin>
Origin and Etymology of engrailed
Middle English engreled, from Anglo-French engreslé, literally, reduced, thinned, from en- + gresle slender, from Latin gracilis
First Known Use: 15th century
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