Caboched

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Caboched (Her) Showing the full face, but nothing of the neck; -- said of the head of a beast in armorial bearing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • caboched See caboshed.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Caboched ka-bosht′ (her.) bearing the head of an animal, with only the face seen.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. caboche, head. Cf. 1st Cabbage
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. caboché—L. caput, head.

Usage

In literature:

Simon Lecoustellier, called "Caboche", a skinner of the Paris Boucherie, played an important part in the Parisian riots of 1413.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
The first to fill this important office was the young king's father-in-law, an excellent man of the name of Caboche.
"The Olive Fairy Book" by Various
The term comes from a French word signifying a bald pate (caboche, from Latin cabo, a head).
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
It was Maitre Caboche, the executioner of the provostship of Paris.
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
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