hatchment

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noun hatch·ment \ˈhach-mənt\

Definition of hatchment

  1. :  a panel on which a coat of arms of a deceased person is temporarily displayed

Origin and Etymology of hatchment

perhaps alteration of achievement


First Known Use: 1548


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