Meaning of addorsed in English:

addorsed

Pronunciation /əˈdɔːst/

adjective

Heraldry
  • Placed back to back.

    ‘the family stamp of two addorsed salmon’
    • ‘Two rampant gazelles, whose addorsed bodies cross at the hindquarters, complete the tableau.’
    • ‘Silk C depicts addorsed and regardant falcons with beading separating bodies from tails.’
    • ‘All the others take the form of anthropomorphs either attached to a central aniconic shaft or addorsed by a tree.’
    • ‘Azure, two wolf's heads erased addorsed and conjoined at the neck issuant from the battlements of a demi-tower argent.’
    • ‘One thing to note is that positions such as combatant and addorsed may fit our modern notions of symmetry by being mirror images.’

Origin

Late 16th century from Latin ad ‘to’ + dorsum ‘back’ + -ed.