Definition of Engouled

1. a. Partly swallowed; disappearing in the jaws of anything; as, an infant engouled by a serpent; said also of an ordinary, when its two ends to issue from the mouths of lions, or the like; as, a bend engouled.



Definition of Engouled

1. Adjective. (heraldry) Partly swallowed; disappearing in the jaws of anything. ¹

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Definition of Engouled

1. (of heraldic decoration) entering an animal's mouth [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engouled

engolden
engoldened
engoldening
engoldens
engore
engored
engores
engorge
engorged
engorgement
engorgements
engorges
engorging
engoring
engouement
engouled (current term)
engoulée
engrace
engraced
engraces
engracing
engraff
engraffed
engraffing
engraffment
engraffments
engraffs
engraft
engraftable
engrafted

Literary usage of Engouled

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1. Decorative Heraldry: A Practical Handbook of Its Artistic Treatment by George William Eve (1908)
"... was formerly called engouled. As the imaginary figures which are so distinctively heraldic resemble in most cases the preceding in their positions, ..."

2. Decorative Heraldry: A Practical Handbook of Its Artistic Treatment by George William Eve (1897)
"Pierced through the mouth, as is the demi-lion of augmentation (qv^) of the ducal coat of Howard, was formerly called engouled. GRYPHON. place. ..."

3. Handbook of Heraldry: With Instructions for Tracing Pedigrees and by John Edwin Cussans (1893)
"engouled : Being swallowed or devoured. It also signifies being pierced through the mouth with a weapon. ENHANCED : Any Ordinary set above its usual ..."

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