Notched
Notch Notch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Notched} (n[o^]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Notching}.] 1. To cut or make notches in; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick. [1913 Webster]

2. To fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string. [1913 Webster]

God is all sufferance; here he doth show No arrow notched, only a stringless bow. --Herrick. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • notched — notched; un·notched; …   English syllables

  • notched — [nächt] adj. having a notch or indentation: used esp. of a collar in which the seam between the collar and lapel on each side forms a notch * * * …   Universalium

  • notched — [nächt] adj. having a notch or indentation: used esp. of a collar in which the seam between the collar and lapel on each side forms a notch …   English World dictionary

  • notched — adjective 1. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex • Syn: ↑serrate, ↑serrated, ↑saw toothed, ↑toothed • Similar to: ↑rough 2. having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed …   Useful english dictionary

  • notched — adjective see notch I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • notched — adj. [ME. nock, a notch] Nicked or indented; usually of a margin …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • notched — adjective Having notches; toothed; serrated; jagged; erose …   Wiktionary

  • notched — SYN: emarginate …   Medical dictionary

  • notched — Synonyms and related words: alveolar, alveolate, battlemented, chopped, crenate, crenated, crenellated, crenulate, dentate, dentated, dented, dentiform, depressed, dimpled, embrasured, engraved, erose, faveolate, gashed, honeycombed, incised,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • notched — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. nicked, jagged, saw toothed; see irregular 4 , rough 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. crenelated, serrated, saw toothed, grooved, serriform. ANT.: smooth, inlined. see cut …   English dictionary for students

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