enté en point

adjective en·té en point \¦en‧ˌtāˌenˈpȯint\
variants: less commonly

enté en pointe


Definition of enté en point

  1. 1 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

  2. 2 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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a trip made at another's expense

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