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caboshed

[kuh-bosht] /kəˈbɒʃt/
adjective, Heraldry.
1.
(of an animal, as a deer) shown facing forward without a neck:
a stag's head caboshed.
Also, cabossed
[kuh-bost] /kəˈbɒst/ (Show IPA),
caboched, caboché.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; variant of caboched, past participle of Middle English caboche to behead (a deer) < Anglo-French cabocher, derivative of caboche head; see cabbage1
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