(of an animal, as a deer) shown facing forward without a neck: a stag's head caboshed.
- Also ca·bossed [kuh-bost], /kəˈbɒst/, ca·bo·ché [kab-uh-shey] /ˌkæb əˈʃeɪ/ .
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How to use caboshed in a sentence
Buckley, of Howarth Parva: a chevron between three bulls' heads caboshed argent; quartering Butterworth.Lancashire Sketches | Edwin Waugh
A bull's head is sometimes found caboshed (Fig. 377), as in the crest of Macleod, or as in the arms of Walrond.
The stag's head is very frequently met with, but it will be almost more frequently found as a stag's head caboshed (Fig. 385).
The ram's head will sometimes be found caboshed, as in the arms of Ritchie and Roberts.
The Dean: Azure, a stag's head caboshed and between the horns a cross pate fitche argent.