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pretence British & World English

An attempt to make something that is not the case appear true

pretense in pretence British & World English

An attempt to make something that is not the case appear true

escutcheon of pretence in escutcheon British & World English

A small shield within a coat of arms, bearing another coat or device to which the bearer has a claim, especially one to which a man’s wife is heiress

escutcheon of pretence British & World English

A small shield within a coat of arms, bearing another coat or device to which the bearer has a claim, especially one to which a man’s wife is heiress