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impresa

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impresa (plural impresas)

  1. (heraldry) A device on a shield or seal, or used as a bookplate etc.
    • J. Webster
      My impresa to your lordship; a swain / Flying to a laurel for shelter.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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From imprendere.

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impresa f (plural imprese)

  1. enterprise, undertaking, exploit, feat, endeavour
  2. company, firm, business, concern

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