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Definition of the adjective addorsed
What does addorsed mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [context: heraldry, of animals] set back to back
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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 ...
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 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.
by William Berry
— Crest, a swan, wings addorsed, ar. Kilmerux, [Ireland,] ar. a chev. betw. three battle-axes az. Kilnesham, [Ireland,] sa. three swans, ...
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.
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- ...
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...
[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.] ...
A 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 ...
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Addorsed, adj. [L. ad, to, and dorsum, ...
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 , ...
by Elizabeth Knowles
addorsed in heraldry, ...
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