\\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 over
2. of a person : to assume or use a heraldic ordinary that crosses or partly covers (a coat of arms or a charge)

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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 — de·bruise …   English syllables

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