Cottise
Cottise Cot"tise (k[o^]t"t[i^]s), n. [Cf. F. c[^o]t['e] side, L. costa rib.] (Her.) A diminutive of the bendlet, containing one half its area or one quarter the area of the bend. When a single cottise is used alone it is often called a {cost}. See also {Couple-close}. [1913 Webster]

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  • cottise — or cottice variant of cotise * * * cotting, cottise, ize see cot v.1 2, cotise …   Useful english dictionary

  • cottise — [ kɒtɪs] (also cotise) noun Heraldry a narrow band adjacent and parallel to an ordinary such as a bend or chevron. Derivatives cottised adjective Origin C16: from Fr. cotice leather thong …   English new terms dictionary

  • cost — Cottise Cot tise (k[o^]t t[i^]s), n. [Cf. F. c[^o]t[ e] side, L. costa rib.] (Her.) A diminutive of the bendlet, containing one half its area or one quarter the area of the bend. When a single cottise is used alone it is often called a {cost}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ordinary (heraldry) — Shield Field Supporter Supporter Motto (Scotland) Cres …   Wikipedia

  • Cost — (k[o^]st; 115), n. [L. costa rib. See {Coast}.] 1. A rib; a side; a region or coast. [Obs.] Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] Betwixt the costs of a ship. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) See {Cottise}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cotise — Cot ise (k[o^]t [i^]s), n. (Her.) See {Cottise}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extrême — (èk strê m ) adj. 1°   Qui est tout à fait au bout. L extrême limite. À l extrême frontière. •   Mon extrême vieillesse ne me peut permettre de jouir plus longtemps de sa bonté, VAUGEL. Q. C. liv. VI, dans RICHELET. •   Son extrême jeunesse donne …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cotting — present part of cot * * * cotting, cottise, ize see cot v.1 2, cotise …   Useful english dictionary

  • cottice — I. see cottise II. noun see cotise I * * * cottice var. of cotise …   Useful english dictionary

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