Im*pre"sa (?), n. [It. See Emprise, and cf. Impress, n., 4.] Her.

A device on a shield or seal, or used as a bookplate or the like.

[Written also imprese and impress.]

My impresa to your lordship; a swain Flying to a laurel for shelter. J. Webster.


© Webster 1913.

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