enté en point


en·​té en point
variants or less commonly enté en pointe
heraldry : constituting or occupying a point
used of a coat marshaled with two or more others that are conjoined by impalement or quartering
the arms of Spain include León and Castile quartered with those of Granada enté en point
heraldry : including a coat enté en point
used of an escutcheon in which three or more coats are marshaled
the arms of Spain are enté en point of the arms of Granada

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“Enté en point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ent%C3%A9%20en%20point. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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