- to ornament the edge of with curved indentations.
- Minting. to make dots or curves on the cylindrical edge of (a coin, medal, etc.) so as to form a pattern.
Origin of engrail
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- (tr) to decorate or mark (the edge of) (a coin) with small carved notches
Word Origin for engrail
C14: from Old French engresler, from en- 1 + gresle slim, from Latin gracilis slender, graceful
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