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addorsed Line breaks: ad|dorsed
Pronunciation: /əˈdɔːst/

Definition of addorsed in English:

adjective

Heraldry
Placed back to back: the family stamp of two addorsed salmon
More example sentences
  • Two rampant gazelles, whose addorsed bodies cross at the hindquarters, complete the tableau.
  • Silk C depicts addorsed and regardant falcons with beading separating bodies from tails.
  • All the others take the form of anthropomorphs either attached to a central aniconic shaft or addorsed by a tree.

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin ad 'to' + dorsum 'back' + -ed2.

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