en surtout

adverb (or adjective) en sur·tout \ ¦äⁿ(ˌ)sər¦tü , äⁿ ˈsərˌtü \

Definition of en surtout

:in a centered position on another as if laid on top of it used of one coat of arms in respect to another, especially of that of a wife in respect to that of her husband

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Origin and Etymology of en surtout

French, literally, as a centerpiece


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