Definition of Bretesse

1. a wooden military tower [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bretesse

brequet chains
brer
brere
breres
brers
bresaola
bressemer
bressemers
bressummer
bressummers
brests
brestsummer
brestsummers
bret
bretch
bretesse (current term)
bretesses
bretful
brethren
bretons
brettice
bretticed
brettices
bretylium
bretylium tosylate
bretzel
bretzels
breve
breves
brevet

Literary usage of Bretesse

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"... bretesse. Same as Brattice, A. BRETON, GILLES LE ; architect : d. 1552. Three architects of this name, probably brothers, appear in France during the ..."

2. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"Ed. ILL Applied to various ordinaries and other charges, expressions like counter-embattled (fr. contre-bretesse], ..."

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