Definition of scissel
: metal scrap clippings left over in various mechanical operations; especially : the remnants of fillets from which coin blanks have been punched
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Origin and Etymology of scissel
French cisailles, plural, scissels, from cisailler to clip with shears, from cisailles shears, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin caesaculum, from Latin caesus, past participle of caedere to cut, hew
First Known Use: 1622See Words from the same year
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