Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An emblem or device with a motto.

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  • n. A device on a shield or seal, or used as a bookplate etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A device on a shield or seal, or used as a bookplate or the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A device: an Italian term often used in English, especially of such devices as were peculiarly personal in their character. See device, 7, and impress, n., 2. Also imprese.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Italian, undertaking, impresa; see impresario.

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Italian

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