enté en point

en·​té en point
variants: or less commonly enté en pointe \ ¦en‧ˌtāˌenˈpȯint \

Definition of enté en point

1 heraldry : constituting or occupying a point used of a coat marshaled with two or more others that are conjoined by impalement or quarteringthe arms of Spain include León and Castile quartered with those of Granada enté en point
2 heraldry : including a coat enté en point used of an escutcheon in which three or more coats are marshaledthe 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 21 Oct. 2020.

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