adjective \ˈtet-ˈbesh\

Definition of TÊTE-BÊCHE

:  of or relating to a pair of stamps inverted in relation to one another either through a printing error or intentionally

Origin of TÊTE-BÊCHE

French, noun, pair of inverted stamps, from tête head + -bêche, alteration of Middle French bechevet head against foot
First Known Use: circa 1913


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