scissel

noun scis·sel \ˈsisəl, -izəl\

Definition of scissel

plural

-s

  1. :  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: 1622


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