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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