Surmounted Sur*mount"ed, a. 1. (Arch.) Having its vertical height greater than the half span; -- said of an arch. [1913 Webster]

2. (Her.) Partly covered by another charge; -- said of an ordinary or other bearing. [1913 Webster]

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