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Correct spelling: Debruised

What is the definition of Debruised?

  1. Surmounted by an ordinary; as, a lion is debruised when a bend or other ordinary is placed over it, as in the cut.

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What are the usage examples for Debruised?

  1. To such a height were his pretensions carried, that he not only exhibited on his escutcheon the lions of England and the lilies of France without the baton sinister under which, according to the law of heraldry, they should have been debruised in token of his illegitimate birth, but ventured to touch for the king's evil. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
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