of a heraldic ordinary
: depicted as broken usually with the broken piece pushed up compare fracted sense 2

Word History


French, past participle of rompre to break, from Latin rumpere

First Known Use

1632, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rompu was in 1632

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“Rompu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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