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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Counterchanged  \Coun`ter*changed"\  (-ch?njd"),  a. 
  1.  Exchanged. 
 
  2.  (Her.)  Having  the  tinctures  exchanged  mutually;  thus  if 
  the  field  is  divided  palewise,  or  and  azure,  and  cross  is 
  borne  counterchanged,  that  part  of  the  cross  which  comes 
  on  the  azure  side  will  be  or  and  that  on  the  or  side  will 
  be  azure. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Counterchange  \Coun`ter*change"\  (koun`t[~e]r*ch[=a]nj),  v.  t. 
  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Counterchanged}  (-ch?njd");  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Counterchanging}.] 
  1.  To  give  and  receive;  to  cause  to  change  places;  to 
  exchange. 
 
  2.  To  checker;  to  diversify,  as  in  heraldic  counterchanging. 
  See  {Counterchaged},  a.,  2. 
 
  Witch-elms,  that  counterchange  the  floor  Of  this 
  flat  lawn  with  dusk  and  bright.  --Tennyson. 




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