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 flat
  • a cross formée fitchée

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Origin and Etymology of fitchée

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


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