from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having jags; jagged or serrated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. jagged, toothed or serrated

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having jags; set with teeth; notched; uneven.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Set with jags or teeth; denticulated; notched; jagged.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed
  • adj. having a sharply uneven surface or outline


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  • Scots - prickly; pointed.

    December 26, 2007