from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a notch or notches; nicked; indented.
  • Closely cut; cropped, as hair: applied by the Cavaliers to the Roundheads.
  • In zoology, having one or more angular incisions in the margin; emarginate.
  • In botany, very coarsely dentate, the upper side of the teeth being nearly horizontal, as in the leaves of Rhus toxicodendron.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of notch.
  • adjective Having notches; toothed; serrated; jagged; erose.

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

  • adjective notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
  • adjective having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed


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