(of an animal, as a deer) shown facing forward without a neck: a stag's head caboshed.
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- cabora bassa,
- cabot strait,
- cabot's ring body,
- cabot, john,
- cabot, sebastian
Also ca·bossed [kuh-bost] /kəˈbɒst/, ca·bo·ché [kab-uh-shey] /ˌkæb əˈʃeɪ/.
Origin of caboshed
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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Examples from the Web for caboshed
A Stags head full-faced, but without the neck, as No. 170, is cabossed or caboshed.The Handbook to English Heraldry|Charles Boutell