fitchée

adjective
fitch·​ée
variants: or fitchy or less commonly fitché \ ˈfichē , (ˈ)fi¦chā \

Definition of fitchée

of a cross
: having the lower extremity pointed instead of ending in the form characteristic of the kind of cross in question a cross botonée fitchée a crosslet fitchée
fitchée at the foot
: having a point descending from the lower extremity, the shape of which is not modified used of a cross the outer aspects of whose arms are flata cross formée fitchée

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History and Etymology for fitchée

Middle French fiché, past participle of ficher to drive in, pin, fasten

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“Fitchée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fitch%C3%A9e. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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