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Line breaks: scis|sel
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪs(ə)l/

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Definition of scissel in English:


[mass noun]
Clippings and strips of waste metal produced during the manufacture of coins.


early 17th century: from French cisaille, from cisailler 'clip with shears'.

Words that rhyme with scissel

abyssal, bristle, epistle, gristle, missal, thistle, whistle

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