engrailed

adjective
en·​grailed | \in-ˈgrāld, en-\

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

First Known Use of engrailed

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for engrailed

Middle English engreled, from Anglo-French engreslé, literally, reduced, thinned, from en- + gresle slender, from Latin gracilis

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