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debruise

Line breaks: de|bruise
Pronunciation: /dɪˈbruːz
 
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Definition of debruise in English:

verb

[with object] Heraldry
Partly obscure (another charge).
Example sentences
  • The labels borne by members of the Royal Family to debruise the Royal Arms are blazoned as white, not silver.
  • The Arms of James Thomas Robson debruised of a bordure charged with three ermine spots counterchanged;
  • A Roundel Argent charged with three Bars wavy Azure overall a Lion rampant as in the Arms the whole environed by a Chaplet of Wheat Or and debruising a Cross flory Gold.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French debruisier, debrisier, from de- + bruiser, brisier (modern briser), 'break'.

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