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 canellé.
- adj. heraldry having a border consistng of semicircles with the convex part outwards; scalloped
- v. inveighed
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Her.) Having a border or outline composed of semicircles with the convexity outward; -- the opposite of
“Some five million people in South Africa are invected with either HIV or full-blown AIDS, with 360,000 deaths due to the disease last year, according to UN statistics.”
“Sable, on a fesse invected or, between three cats a mountain passant guardant argent, a fasces in bend, surmounting a sword in bend sinister proper, between two crescents gules, in the centre chief point a rose of the third.”
“The border of each compartment is formed by a double invected pattern of gold and enamel.”
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