Scissel
Scissel Scis"sel, n. [Cf. {Scissile}.] 1. The clippings of metals made in various mechanical operations. [1913 Webster]

2. The slips or plates of metal out of which circular blanks have been cut for the purpose of coinage. [1913 Webster]


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  • scissel — /sis euhl, siz /, n. the remains of a strip from which coin blanks have been cut; clippings. [1615 25; < F cisaille, n. deriv. of cisailler to clip. See CHISEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • scissel — noun /ˈsɪsəl/ˈsɪzəl/ Metal scraps or clippings; especially the remains of fillets from which coin blanks have been cut …   Wiktionary

  • scissel — [ sɪs(ə)l] noun pieces of waste metal produced during the manufacture of coins. Origin C17: from Fr. cisaille, from cisailler clip with shears …   English new terms dictionary

  • scissel — scis·sel …   English syllables

  • scissel — n. waste clippings etc. of metal produced during coin manufacture. Etymology: F cisaille f. cisailler clip with shears …   Useful english dictionary

  • sizel — /sizˈl/ same as ↑scissel * * * sizel variant of scissel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scissil — Scis sil, n. See {Scissel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sizel — Si zel, n. Same as {Scissel}, 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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