caboched

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caboched

(kəˈbɒʃt)
adj
(of an image of the head of a beast) having an exposed face but a concealed neck
[C18: from Old Norman French caboche head; see cabbage1]
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His own coat of arms, which appears on his tomb in St Peter's Church, Yoxall, Staffordshire, was 'sable, a buck's head cabossed or',(38) and in the Wellys family muniments is a copy, written in the same hand as the, or a, hand in the Rawlinson manuscript, of the Coucher Book or Customary of the Honour of Tutbury (now BL MS Add.