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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Impresa \Im*pre"sa\ ([-e]m*pr[=a]"s[.a]), n. [It. See Emprise, and cf. Impress, n., 4.] (Her.) A device on a shield or seal, or used as a bookplate or the like. [Written also imprese and impress.] [1913 Webster] My impresa to your lordship; a swain Flying to a laurel for shelter. --J. Webster. [1913 Webster]