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Definition of the adjective addorsed
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- [context: heraldry, of animals] set back to back
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by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson
addorsed. Opposite of * affronted. Set backtoback, such as two identical figures facing in opposite directions. addorsed (after Normand). Adelcrantz, Carl Fredrik (1716–96) Swedish architect, son.
An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great Britain and Ireland (1874)
by Morant. A. W.
Or two lions ramp, addorsed gu. Bp.yan. Cordes. Or two lions ramp, addorsed in fess gu. Sire de Waiieribount, A, or Wadripcn, D. Or two lions ramp, combatant gu. Winchcomb. Wycosb. Wycombe, V. Or two lions ramp, combatant gu. langued and armed az. Wycomb. Wycombe. Or two lions pass. sa. Abdington. O'Roirk, Ireland. Or two lions pass. sa. a label gu. Sire John de Goldintone ...
An 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 gu. Bryan. Cortes. 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. Or two lions pass. sa. Ardingtox. O'Rourk, Ireland. Or two lions pass. sa. a label gu. Sire John de Goloiktone, 0. Monsire de Goldingtox, Y. Or two lions pass. sa. crowned of the first. Craxfobd. Cremford or Cramford ...
by Cyril M. Harris
addorsed adit An entrance or passage. adobe brick Large, roughly molded, sundried clay brick of varying sizes. adytum, adyton 1. The inner shrine of a temple reserved for the priests. 2. The most sacred part of a place of worship. adytum aedes 1. In Roman antiquity, any edifice or a minor shrine, not formally consecrated. 2. Now, any chapel or temple. 2. A door or window framed by columns or pilasters. additus maximus In an ancient Roman amphitheatre, a main entrance. addorsed, ...
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 ...
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 , who worked in the late eighteenth century. ADMIXTU RE Additional agent to speed up or slow down the drying time of mortar. Also, a water-repellent or coloring agent added to mortar. ADOBE A brick of sun-dried earth and straw used for ...
by Elizabeth Knowles
addorsed in heraldry, placed back to back (from Latin ad 'to' + dorsum 'back'). Adelphi the name of a group of buildings in London between the Strand and the Thames, laid out by the four brothers, James, John, Robert, and William Adam, and thus called Adelphi ( from ...
The Popular Encyclopedia (1862)
Or, Conversations Lexicon
Addorsed. Counter-covranl . HERALDRY. ** ...
by Marc Antoine PORNY (pseud. [i.e. Antoine Pyron du Martre.])
ADDORSED. INESCUTCHEON, The name given to small Escutcheons bor'n ...
crest, eagle, eisen, fesse, field, gules, motto, sable, tawny, tenné, undee argent, bezant, blazon, canton, centre, charge, dexter, emblem, ensign, helmet, impale, mullet, murrey, sejant, shield, volant, wivern annulet, bordure, cendreé, chevron, dormant, griffin, gyronny, lozenge, martlet, passant, phoenix, quarter, rampant, regalia, roundel, saltire, statant, tierced, unicorn, urinant addorsed, antelope, caboched, couchant, insignia, mantling, sanguine, sinister, tincture carnation, displayed, ...
ADDoRSED. Any animals set back to back. See Lion. ALLERION. An eagle displayed, without beak or feet. Ex. Argent, an allerion gules. ALTERNATE. Figures or tinctures that succeed each other by turns. AMETHYST. A precious stone of a violet ...
Heraldry in Miniature; containing all the arms, crests, supporters, and mottos, of the peers, peeresses, and bishops, of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with the baronets of Great Britain ... Also an introduction to the science of heraldry, a dictionary of heraldic terms, etc (1788)
ADDORSED, the same as endorsed. ADVANCERS,-the top branches shooting from the attire of a stag. ADUMBRATION, - the shadow only of any beast charged, out-lined and painted of a colour darker than the field. - AFFRONTE, applied to savages, ...
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