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[postpositive] (of a head or limb) depicted as cut off in a jagged line.‘a stag's head erased’
- ‘It is therefore important when examining a slaver on foot to see that it is struck with the obligatory lion passant or leopard's head erased mark.’
- ‘The hawks' heads erased Gules reflect the arms of the Chief of Clan MacNeacail.’
- ‘The Arms are blazoned as: Gules, a chevron between a griffin's head erased or in base, and two bezants in chief.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.