Synonyms for incised

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The gauge used should be a cutting gauge, so that the line is incised about 1⁄32 in.

Some are beautifully polished and ornamented with incised work.

The wood was incised and even torn in places, but the branches were not hurt.

The clay was incised or embossed and natural earths were used as pigments.

This incised knob is said by the Indians to represent the head of a snake.

There are nine incised lines on the bone tube shown in Fig. 98.

Incised designs on dentalium shells are shown in Figs. 117 and 118.

For these the term Axe-blades, plain or incised, appears most suitable.

The example illustrated (p. 145) has incised carving or "scratch."

The incised and relief tiles are the most uncommon, probably being the earlier.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from French inciser (15c.), from Old French enciser (12c.), from Latin incisus, past participle of incidere "to cut into, cut through" (see incision). Related: Incised; incising.

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