incuse

adjective
in·​cuse | \ in-ˈkyüz How to pronounce incuse (audio) , -ˈkyüs \

Definition of incuse

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

First Known Use of incuse

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for incuse

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

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“Incuse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incuse. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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