from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In heraldry, the central point of the escutcheon—that is, the middle of a horizontal line in fesse: same as cæur. See cut under center.
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The Shield of the ancient kingdom of the ISLE OF MAN, No. 158, still continues to be the heraldic ensign of that island: it is -- _Gu., three human legs in armour ppr., conjoined in the fesse-point at the upper part of the thighs, and flexed in triangle.
When one Inescutcheon is borne, it is usually placed on the fesse-point; but several Inescutcheons may appear in one composition.