reeded

adjective

reed·​ed ˈrē-dəd How to pronounce reeded (audio)
1
: decorated with reeding
a bed with reeded posts
2
: having corrugations
a coin with a reeded edge

Examples of reeded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unlacquered brass hardware will patina over time and reeded glass on the upper cabinets add instant age. Kelly Ryan Kegans, Country Living, 21 Feb. 2023 Shirley still has a voice that hits the back of the hall, its fine traces of gravel like the reeded edge of a medal. Washington Post, 20 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of reeded was in 1801

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“Reeded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reeded. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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