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incuse

adjective in·cuse \in-ˈkyüz, -ˈkyüs\

Definition of INCUSE

:  formed by stamping or punching in —used chiefly of old coins or features of their design
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Origin of INCUSE

Latin incusus, past participle of incudere to stamp, strike, from in- + cudere to beat — more at hew
First Known Use: 1818

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