[sis-uh l, siz-]
- the remains of a strip from which coin blanks have been cut; clippings.
Origin of scissel
1615–25; < French cisaille, noun derivative of cisailler to clip. See chisel
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- the waste metal left over from sheet metal after discs have been punched out of it
C19: from French cisaille, from cisailler to clip
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