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Definition of the adjective addorsed

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  1. [context: heraldry, of animals] set back to back

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Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2008)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris, Sally Stone

Addorsed elements are commonly seen in heraldic decorations; they are often found on capitals and via the positioning of decorative sculptures and statues ( such as these pictured at each end of the balustrade). The four lions guarding the ...

Google previewAn alphabetical dictionary of coats of arms belonging to families in Great Britain and Ireland, ed. by A.W. Morant (1874)

by Alfred William W. Morant

Or two lions ramp, addorsed in fess gu. Sire de Wadebibopnt, A, or Wadripcn, D. Or two lions ramp, combatant gu. Wixchcosib. riicoMB. Wycombe, V. Or two lions ramp, combatant gu. langued and armed az. Wycomb. Wycombe.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

— Crest, a swan, wings addorsed, ar. Kilmerux, [Ireland,] ar. a chev. betw. three battle-axes az. Kilnesham, [Ireland,] sa. three swans, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Suffolk Crests (1998)

Heraldic Crests of Suffolk Families by Joan Corder, John Blatchly

'Payton, Suff wings addorsed' A griffin seiant Or the tail between the hind legs and reflexed over the back. PEYTON.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

addorsed, adorsed Said of animals or figures in decorative sculpture placed back to back. addorsed adit An entrance or passage. adobe brick Large, roughly molded, sun- ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences by George Crabb

To these may be added other blazons of animals generally, as dormant, for a sleeping posture; addorsed, for two...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

[Addorsed.] (2) Sejant ajfronU : Borne in full face, sitting with the forepaws extended sideways, as the lion in crest of Scotland. (3) Sejant rampant : [ Rampant-Sejant.] •se-Johl', *se-joyn, v.t. [Lat. sejungo, from se— apart, and jungo — to join.] ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ADDORSED Adj. (Latin, ad = toward + dorsum = back.) Pertaining to placement of structures back-to-back. ADDUCE Trans. Verb. (Latin, adducere = to lead or bring to.) To advance; to lead; to bring forward. Adduced. ADDUCENT Adj. (Latin ...

Google previewThe Etymological Encyclopaedia of Technical Words and Phrases (1832)

Used in the Arts and Sciences, and of Many Words in Common Use, with Popular Quotations from Foreign Languages, and Their Translations. From the Best Authorities

Addorsed, adj. [L. ad, to, and dorsum, ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Interior Design (2012)

by Mary Gilliatt

ADDORSED Term describing two figures, often animals, placed back to back and found on capitals, thereby forming the head or crowning feature of a column. ADELPHI Greek word for brothers and the trademark name for the Adam Brothers , ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

addorsed in heraldry, ...

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