[ sis-uhl, siz- ]
/ ˈsɪs əl, ˈsɪz- /
the remains of a strip from which coin blanks have been cut; clippings.
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Origin of scissel
1615–25; <French cisaille, noun derivative of cisailler to clip. See chisel
Words nearby scissel
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British Dictionary definitions for scissel
/ (ˈsɪsəl) /
the waste metal left over from sheet metal after discs have been punched out of it
Word Origin for scissel
C19: from French cisaille, from cisailler to clip
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