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 Point-devise.Points of the Escutcheon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Points.
 
Armed at all points.Armé de toutes pièces,” or “Armé jusqu’ aux dents.” “Armed at all points exactly cap-à-pie.   1
   To stand on points. On punctilios; delicacy of behaviour.   2
        “This fellow doth not stand upon points.”—Shakespeare: Midsummer Night’s Dream, v. 1.
 


 Point-devise.Points of the Escutcheon. 

 
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