In heraldry, Abouttés is the position of charges joined by the ends, united in the center of the shield.
Abouttés, (fr.) With the ends united in the center, e.g. of four ermines. See Cross of Four Ermines.
A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry; Parker & Company (1894).
Originally posted 2009-12-11 14:00:31.