- of Abase
- Lowered; humbled.
- Borne less than normal, as a fess; in addition, having the stops of the wings switched downward towards point for the guard.
(imp. & p. p.) of Abase
- (a.) Lowered; humbled.
- (a.) Borne below typical, as a fess; additionally, getting the stops regarding the wings switched downward towards the point of guard.
A Frenchman before everything, he abased the papal power to such an extent as to excite the indignation of his contemporaries, often slavishly subordinating it to the exigencies of the domestic and foreign policy of the Angevins at Naples and the reigning house at Paris.