adjective in·cuse \in-ˈkyüz, -ˈkyüs\

Definition of incuse

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

Origin and Etymology 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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