from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of erase.
  • adj. having the appearance of being forcibly torn off, with parts left jagged or uneven.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rubbed or scraped out; effaced; obliterated.
  • Represented with jagged and uneven edges, as is torn off; -- used esp. of the head or limb of a beast. Cf. Couped.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, represented as having been forcibly torn off, the separated parts being left jagged, as opposed to couped. Also erazed.


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