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tête-bêchetɛtˈbɛʃ(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to a pair of stamps that have been printed with one stamp inverted.

    Category: Philately

Origin of tête-bêche:

1870–75; < F, =tête head +bêche, reduced from béchevet placed with the head of one against the foot of the other

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