Represented with jagged and uneven edges, as is torn off; -- used esp. of the head or limb of a beast. Cf. Couped.
a figure depicted with jagged edges as if torn off.
Torn off roughly.
Torn off horizontally leaving a jagged edge
a term applied to the head of an animal or other bearing having the appearance of being forcibly torn off, leaving jagged or uneven ends. Erased is the opposite of couped, the latter meaning cut off even, straight.
adj. (of a limb) severed with a jagged cut.
Always used of a body part, most often a head. Erased means the part has a jagged edge where it was separated from the rest of the body, as distinct from couped which would have a smooth edge, as if cut.
Torn off (arrache) and leaving ragged edges