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

Origin and Etymology of engrailed

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


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