à bouche

\ ȧbüsh \

Definition of à bouche

heraldry, of a shield
: having a bouche on the dexter side

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First Known Use of à bouche

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for à bouche

borrowed from French, “with a bouche”

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“à bouche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%A0%20bouche. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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