clechée

adjective
cle·​chée
variants: or less commonly cleché \ klāˈshā , kleˈ-​ , ˈkleshē \ or clechy \ ˈkleshē \

Definition of clechée

of a heraldic cross
: voided and having each extremity shaped like the handle of a medieval key — compare urdée

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History and Etymology for clechée

French cléché, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin clavicatus, from Latin clavis key

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“Clechée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clech%C3%A9e. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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