accollé

adjective

ac·​col·​lé
variants or accollée
¦akə¦lā
1
heraldry : entwined about the neck
also : collared, gorged
2
heraldry : joined or touching at the neck : side by side (as sets of arms on a shield or profiles on a coin or medal)

Word History

Etymology

French accolé, past participle of accoler to embrace

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of accollé was in 1664

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“Accollé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accoll%C3%A9. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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