Definition of Addorsed

1. a. Set or turned back to back.



Definition of Addorsed

1. Adjective. (context: heraldry of animals) set back to back ¹

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Definition of Addorsed

1. in heraldry, turned back to back [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Addorsed

addlehead
addleness
addlepated
addlepatedness
addles
addling
addlings
addolorato
addoloratos
addon
addons
addoom
addoomed
addooming
addooms
addorsed (current term)
address
address-book
address bar
address bars
address book
address books
address message
address of record
address space
address spaces
address verification service
address verification services
addressabilities
addressability

Literary usage of Addorsed

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1. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"addorsed. [L. ad, to, dorsum, a back.] (Her.) Back to back. Adductor. (Abductor.) Adelphi. A district south of the Strand, close to Charing Cross ..."

2. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward (1896)
"The Counts of BARBY, whose arms are included in the Saxon quarterings, used : Azure, two barbel addorsed between four roses or. ..."

3. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"Argent, two lions rampant addorsed, the 1st azure, 2nd gules—LUCAE. ... Gules, two keys addorsed in bend or, interlaced with a sword in bend sinister argent ..."

4. Catalogue of Seals in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum by Walter de Gray Birch (1887)
"Supported by two lions sejant addorsed, on each side of shield an ostrich ... In base, on mount, two lions sejant guardant addorsed, each holding ostrich ..."

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