Caboshed

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Caboshed (her.) bearing the head of an animal, with only the face seen.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. caboché—L. caput, head.

Usage

In literature:

Argent, a stag's head caboshed, proper.
"The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition" by Anonymous
In the centre are the arms and crest of Shakespeare, and on an escutcheon of pretence three stags' heads caboshed.
"Shakespeare's Family" by Mrs. C. C. Stopes
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