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Formed by hammering, stamping, or pressing: an incuse design on a coin.
[Latin incūdere, incūs-, to forge with a hammer; see incus.]
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a design stamped or hammered onto a coin
(Crafts) to impress (a design) in a coin or to impress (a coin) with a design by hammering or stamping
stamped or hammered onto a coin
[C19: from Latin incūsus hammered; see incus]
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hammered or stamped in, as a figure on a coin.
[1810–20; < Latin incūdere to indent with a hammer]
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Past participle: incused
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