bretessé

adjective

bre·​tes·​sé
¦bretə¦sā,
brəˈteˌsā
variants or less commonly brettessé
¦bretə¦sā,
brəˈteˌsā
heraldry
: embattled on each side with the projections opposite each other

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Bretessé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bretess%C3%A9. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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