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  • adj. having a border consistng of semicircles with the convex part outwards; scalloped
  • v. inveighed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a border or outline composed of semicircles with the convexity outward; -- the opposite of engrailed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Formed exteriorly of small convex or outward curves, or slightly projecting rounded lobes: used in heraldry of a line or the edge of a bearing: the opposite of engrailed, in which the curves are concave or turned inward. Formerly canellĂ©.


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  • In heraldry, the exact reverse of engrailed.

    December 7, 2012