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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, having long indents, somewhat resembling piles conjoined: as, a fesse indentilly at the bottom.

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  • I suggest this word be adopted to describe the effect produced when text constrained to a certain column width by the use of a hard return at the end of each line is copied and pasted into a field that requires a narrower line length, resulting in each line being broken into one longer and one shorter segment.

    June 10, 2009