Indented line
Indented In*dent"ed, a. 1. Cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on the surface. [1913 Webster]

2. Having an uneven, irregular border; sinuous; undulating. --Milton. Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. (Her.) Notched like the part of a saw consisting of the teeth; serrated; as, an indented border or ordinary. [1913 Webster]

4. Bound out by an indenture; apprenticed; indentured; as, an indented servant. [1913 Webster]

5. (Zo["o]l.) Notched along the margin with a different color, as the feathers of some birds. [1913 Webster]

{Indented line} (Fort.), a line with alternate long and short faces, with salient and receding angles, each face giving a flanking fire along the front of the next. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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