cotise

noun
cot·​ise
variants: or less commonly cotice or cottise or cottice \ ˈkätə̇s \
plural -s

Definition of cotise

 (Entry 1 of 2)

heraldry
: one of a pair of narrow stripes borne one along each side of but slightly separated from a bend, fess, bar, pale, or chevron
\ "\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of cotise (Entry 2 of 2)

heraldry
: to put cotises along the sides of

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History and Etymology for cotise

Noun

Middle French cotice, costice, from coste rib + -ice

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