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- adjective Of, relating to, or being a pair of similar objects or images arranged such that one is upside down in relation to the other.
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- adjective philately Of a
postage stamp, printed upside downrelative to the following stamp of the same row or column.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French : tête, head (from Old French teste, from Late Latin testa, skull; see tester) + bêche (short for obsolete béchevet, double head of a bed, from Old French : bes-, twice from Latin bis; see bis + chevet, from Late Latin capitium, opening for the head in a tunic, from Latin, head covering, from caput, capit-, head; see triceps).]
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From French tête-bêche.
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