Definitions

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  • adj. of an animal, shown face-on and cut off immediately behind the ears

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, represented alone and affronté: said of the head of a stag or roebuck when no part of the neck is seen. Also cabossed, cabaged.

Etymologies

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From French caboché, past participle of cabocher, from caboche ‘head’.

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