from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Formed by hammering, stamping, or pressing: an incuse design on a coin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. hammered or pressed in (usually on a coin)
- n. an impression hammered or pressed (onto a coin)
- v. To hammer or press (usually onto a coin)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cut or stamped in, or hollowed out by engraving.
- transitive v. To form, or mold, by striking or stamping, as a coin or medal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To impress by striking or stamping, as a coin.
- Hammered, stamped, or struck in; having a pattern impressed or stamped upon the surface.
- n. An impression; a stamp, as that on a coin made by the surface upon which the object rests to be struck by the die.
Latin incūdere, incūs-, to forge with a hammer; see incus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin incusus, past participle of incudere, from in- + cudere. (Wiktionary)