The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: Comprising a Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time

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Harrison & sons, 1864 - Armories - 1185 pages
The general armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales; comprising a registry of armorial bearings from the earliest to the about 1961.

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Page 6 - The five leaves which appear on the outside of a full-blown rose are, in Heraldry, called the barbs, and thus blazoned, a rose gu. barbed and seeded ppr. Barnacles, instruments used by farriers to curb horses. Baron and femme (per) , impalement of the arms of husband and wife. Bars-Oemel, two bars or barrulets placed parallel to each other, the the word Oemel being derived from " Gemelli,
Page 6 - Tilting- spear, a weapon used in tilts and tournaments. Timbre, signifies the helmet, when placed over the arms in a complete achievement. Tincture. See p. xxviii. Tirret, a modern name for manacles- or handcuffs. Toad, this animal in coat armour is always represented as if sitting in water, holding up its bead : by some' called the lordlings of frogs — their heads appearing above water like helmets.
Page 6 - Wound, roundles when purple. Same as Golpes. Wreath, a garland, chaplet, or attire for the head. The wreath upon which " the crest " is usually borne is composed of two bands of silk interwoven or twisted together. See p. xiv. Wreathed, having a wreath on the head or elsewhere, or anything twisted in the form of a wreath.
Page 6 - Jessa>it-<<, / . said of a fleur-de-lis passing through a leopard's face, through the mouth. Jesses, the leather thongs that fasten the bells to the legs of a hawk or falcon. Joinant, same as Conjoined.
Page 6 - Trevet, a tripod, or three-legged frame of iron, used to set over tbe fire to support a pan or pot. Trevet, triangular. Trian aspect, showing three-fourth parts of the body. Triyle, or treble arched, formed of three arches. Tricorporate, is said when the bodies of three animals are represented issuing from the dexter, sinister, and base points of the escutcheon, and meeting conjoined to one head in the centre. Trident, a three-pronged barbed fork or spear. Trien, three. Trippant, applied to stags...

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