[ boosh ]
/ buʃ /

noun Armor.

a curved indentation in an upper corner of a jousting shield, serving as a lance rest: used from the 14th to the 17th century.


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Origin of bouche

< French phrase à bouche literally, with (a) mouth, said of a notched shield. See bouchée

Definition for bouche (2 of 2)

[ boo-shey ]
/ buˈʃeɪ /


Louis,1896–1969, U.S. painter. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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