hatchment

noun
hatch·​ment | \ ˈhach-mənt How to pronounce hatchment (audio) \

Definition of hatchment

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

First Known Use of hatchment

1522, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hatchment

perhaps alteration of achievement

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“Hatchment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatchment. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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