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Word of the Day 09/24/18 Caboshed

Caboshed (adjective)
caboshed or ca·boched [kuh-bosht]


adjective Heraldry.
1. (of an animal, as a deer) shown facing forward without a neck: a stag's head caboshed.

Also ca·bossed [kuh-bost] /kəˈbɒst/, ca·bo·ché [kab-uh-shey] /ˌkæb əˈʃeɪ/.


Origin: 1565–75; variant of caboched, past participle of Middle English caboche to behead (a deer) < Anglo-French cabocher, derivative of caboche head; see cabbage

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