Definition of Engrailing

1. Verb. (present participle of engrail) ¹



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Definition of Engrailing

1. engrail [v] - See also: engrail

Engrailing Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engrailing

engraff
engraffed
engraffing
engraffment
engraffments
engraffs
engraft
engraftable
engrafted
engrafting
engraftment
engraftments
engrafts
engrail
engrailed
engrailing (current term)
engrailment
engrailments
engrails
engrain
engrained
engraining
engrains
engram
engramma
engrammas
engrammatic
engramme
engrammes
engrammic

Literary usage of Engrailing

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"About the middle of the i4th century begins a tendency, resisted in practice by many conservative families, to draw the engrailing lines in the fashion to ..."

2. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward, George Burnett (1892)
"Differencing by the addition of a bordure will be treated separately, p. 437.) VII.—CHANGING THE BOUNDARY LINE OK AN ORDINARY, by engrailing, ..."

3. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"engrailing Swt Cist, t 47. Spec. Char., Sfc. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, sessile, wrinkled, 3-nerved, villous on both surfaces. Peduncles cymose, and are, ..."

4. A Grammar of English Heraldry by William Henry St. John Hope (1913)
"engrailing and indenting were therefore the same thing, though not always ... It is interesting to note that engrailing is not yet extended to a cheveron. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"About the middle of the ulh century begins a tendency, resisted in practice by many conservative families, to draw the engrailing lines in the fashion to ..."

6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1852)
"The engrailing also very different. 4. A totally different, and older portrait than any of the preceding. “ MM.” and eng'ailing the same as No. ..."

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