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engrailed

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adjective en·grailed \in-ˈgrāld, en-\

Definition of engrailed

  1. 1 :  indented with small concave curves <an engrailed heraldic bordure>

  2. 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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