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The point on an escutcheon between the fess point and the base point; the midpoint in the lower half of the escutcheon.
[French, from Old French, from (u)n ombril, (a) navel, from Vulgar Latin *umbilīculus, from Latin, diminutive of umbilīcus; see nobh- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Heraldry) heraldry a point on a shield between the fesse point and the lowest point
[C16: from French, literally: navel]
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the center point in the lower half of an armorial escutcheon.
[1555–65; < French: literally, navel, ultimately < Vulgar Latin *umbilīculus = Latin umbilīc(us) (see umbilicus) + -ulus -ule]
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