verb (used with or without object), bev·eled, bev·el·ing or (especially British) bev·elled, bev·el·ling.
Origin of bevel
Related Words for bevelledtilt, skew, tend, slope, point, cant, yaw, tip, diverge, stoop, deviate, nod, recline, slant, train, lay, bevel, lower, veer, level
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Historical Examples of bevelled
She looked at herself in the tall, bevelled mirror in the best chamber.The Guardian Angel
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Many of these mirrors have bevelled glass, which, of course, is wrong.Chats on Old Lace and Needlework
Emily Leigh Lowes
One edge of each lath may, if desired, be bevelled a little.
The tenons are bevelled to fit and wedge each other in the mortise.
Its tip is a little rough, pointed and bevelled to some length down.The Mason-bees
J. Henri Fabre
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
Word Origin for bevel
1560s, possibly from Old French *baivel (Modern French béveau, biveau), possibly from bayer "to gape, yawn," from Latin *batare "to yawn, gape," from Latin root *bat-, possibly imitative of yawning. If so, the time gap is puzzling. The verb is first recorded 1670s. The noun is 1670s, from the adjective.