debruise


debruise
de·bruise

English syllables. 2014.

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  • debruise — /deuh broohz , dee /, v.t., debruised, debruising. Heraldry. to overlay (a charge) other than an ordinary with an ordinary. [1250 1300; ME debrusen, debrisen to break down, crush < OF debr(u)isier, equiv to de DE + bruisier to break; see BRUISE]… …   Universalium

  • debruise — verb To partially obscure one charge with another …   Wiktionary

  • debruise — v. a. RG. 410, 529, 537. Fr. debriser …   Oldest English Words

  • debruise — də̇ˈbrüz, dēˈ transitive verb Etymology: Middle English debrusen to break to pieces, from Old French debruisier, from de + bruisier to break more at bruise 1. of a heraldic ordinary : to cross or partly cover (a coat of arms or charge) as if laid …   Useful english dictionary


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