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  • adj. cut off smoothly, as distinguished from erased; -- used especially for the head or limb of an animal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Cut off smoothly, as distinguished from erased; -- used especially for the head or limb of an animal. See erased.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry: Cut off evenly: said of the head or limb of an animal, the trunk of a tree, etc.: in opposition to erased (which see).
  • Not extending to the edge of the escutcheon: said of an ordinary, as a cross, bend, etc. See humettee. Also coupée.

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