In*dent"ed (?), a.

1.

Cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on the surface.

2.

Having an uneven, irregular border; sinuous; undulating.

Milton. Shak.

3. Her.

Notched like the part of a saw consisting of the teeth; serrated; as, an indented border or ordinary.

4.

Bound out by an indenture; apprenticed; indentured; as, an indented servant.

5. Zool.

Notched along the margin with a different color, as the feathers of some birds.

Indented line Fort., a line with alternate long and short faces, with salient and receding angles, each face giving a flanking fire along the front of the next.

 

© Webster 1913.

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