of a heraldic representation of a horse
: depicted rearing

Word History


French forcené, frantic, mad, insane, from Old French forsené, past participle of forsener to be or become mad or furious, from fors out of, outside, except + sen mind, sense, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German sin sense, mind

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“Forcene.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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