adjective bre·tes·sé \¦bretə¦sā, brəˈteˌsā\
variants: less commonly


\¦bretə¦sā, brəˈteˌsā\

Definition of bretessé


  1. :  embattled on each side with the projections opposite each other

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Origin and Etymology of bretessé

Middle French bretessé, breteschié, past participle of breteschier to furnish with parapets, from bretesche parapet — more at brattice

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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