Engrailing
Engrail En*grail", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engrailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engrailing}.] [F. engr[^e]ler; pref. en- (L. in) + gr[^e]le hail. See {Grail} gravel.] 1. To variegate or spot, as with hail. [1913 Webster]

A caldron new engrailed with twenty hues. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

2. (Her.) To indent with small curves. See {Engrailed}. [1913 Webster]


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  • engrailing — v. decorate with curved notches; give serrated appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Engrail — En*grail , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engrailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engrailing}.] [F. engr[^e]ler; pref. en (L. in) + gr[^e]le hail. See {Grail} gravel.] 1. To variegate or spot, as with hail. [1913 Webster] A caldron new engrailed with twenty hues.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Engrailed — Engrail En*grail , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engrailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engrailing}.] [F. engr[^e]ler; pref. en (L. in) + gr[^e]le hail. See {Grail} gravel.] 1. To variegate or spot, as with hail. [1913 Webster] A caldron new engrailed with twenty… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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