"Azure, an annulet argent. Annulets are added to arms for a difference. ANNULET. A small circle borne as a charge in coats of arms." -Hall, 1862

Annulet

"Azure, an annulet argent. Annulets are added to arms for a difference. ANNULET. A small circle borne…

"Azure, a dexter arm vambraced couped, the fist clenched proper. CLENCHED. The fingers pressed towards the palm of the hand." -Hall, 1862

Arm with Fist Clenched

"Azure, a dexter arm vambraced couped, the fist clenched proper. CLENCHED. The fingers pressed towards…

"Parted per pale, baron and femme, two coats; first, or, a chevron gules; second, barry of twelve pieces, azure and argent. In Heraldry, the husband and wife are called baron and femme; ... the shield is in heraldic language said to be parted per pale." -Hall, 1862

Baron and Femme

"Parted per pale, baron and femme, two coats; first, or, a chevron gules; second, barry of twelve pieces,…

"Baron and femme, two coats; first, gules, a saltier argent; second, on an escutcheon of pretence, azure, a chevron, or. Where the baron marries an heiress, he does not impale his arms with hers, as in the preceding examples, but bears them in an escutcheon of pretence in the centre of the shield." -Hall, 1862

Baron and Femme

"Baron and femme, two coats; first, gules, a saltier argent; second, on an escutcheon of pretence, azure,…

"Baron and femme, two atchievements. First, azure, a pile or, crest a star of six points, argent; second, gules, a cross flory argent, surmounted by an earl's coronet: supporters, on the dexter side a stag ducally gorged and chained, on the sinister side a griffin gorged and chained; motto, Honour and Truth. If a peeress in her own right, or the daughter of a peer, marries a private gentleman, their coats of arms are not conjoined paleways, as baron and femme, but are placed upon separate shields by the side of each other; they are usually inclosed in a mantel." -Hall, 1862

Baron and Femme

"Baron and femme, two atchievements. First, azure, a pile or, crest a star of six points, argent; second,…

34 And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she was his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter. Judges 11:34 KJV

Barry of Seven Pieces

34 And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels…

"Barry of eight pieces, azure and argent. BARRY. A field divided transversely into several equal parts, and consisting of two different tinctures interchangeably disposed." -Hall, 1862

Barry Ordinary

"Barry of eight pieces, azure and argent. BARRY. A field divided transversely into several equal parts,…

"Argent, the lower half of the shield three bars wavy, azure. WAVY. Curved lines, undulating like the waves of the sea." -Hall, 1862

Bars Wavy

"Argent, the lower half of the shield three bars wavy, azure. WAVY. Curved lines, undulating like the…

"Azure, a bend gules, fimbriated argent. FIMBRIATED. An ordinary having a border of a different tincture is said to be fimbriated." -Hall, 1862

Bend Fimbriated

"Azure, a bend gules, fimbriated argent. FIMBRIATED. An ordinary having a border of a different tincture…

"Argent, a bend gules, invected between two hurts. INVECTED. A line formed with small semicircles, with the points turned inward. Any ordinary drawn with this line is called invected." -Hall, 1862

Bend Invected

"Argent, a bend gules, invected between two hurts. INVECTED. A line formed with small semicircles, with…

"Azure, a bend argent. BEND. One of the honourable ordinaries formed by two diagonal lines drawn from the dexter chief to the sinister base; it generally occupies a fifth part of the shield if uncharged, but if charged one third." -Hall, 1862

Bend Ordinary

"Azure, a bend argent. BEND. One of the honourable ordinaries formed by two diagonal lines drawn from…

"Bendy of six pieces, azure and argent. BENDY. This word serves to denote a field divided diagonally into several bends, varying in metal and colour." -Hall, 1862

Bendy Ordinary

"Bendy of six pieces, azure and argent. BENDY. This word serves to denote a field divided diagonally…

"Argent, three billets azure, two over one. BILLETS. This charge is, by some authors, supposed to represent tiles or bricks; by others that it represents a letter or billet. The name and form of the charge most accords with the latter opinion." -Hall, 1862

Billets

"Argent, three billets azure, two over one. BILLETS. This charge is, by some authors, supposed to represent…

"Argent, a chief, azure, indented. The chief is an ordinary terminated by an horizontal line, which, if it is of any other form but straight, its form must be expressed; it is placed in the upper part of the escutcheon, and occupies one third of the field." -Hall, 1862

Chief Indented

"Argent, a chief, azure, indented. The chief is an ordinary terminated by an horizontal line, which,…

"Azure, three clarions or. CLARION. A horn or trumpet borne in this shape in English and German coat-armour." -Hall, 1862

Clarion

"Azure, three clarions or. CLARION. A horn or trumpet borne in this shape in English and German coat-armour."…

Gules, two barrulets, argent. The barrulet is half the width of the closet. -Hall, 1862

Shield Showing Closet

Gules, two barrulets, argent. The barrulet is half the width of the closet. -Hall, 1862

"Or, two closets azure. CLOSET. A diminutive of the bar, being only one half its width." -Hall, 1862

Closets

"Or, two closets azure. CLOSET. A diminutive of the bar, being only one half its width." -Hall, 1862

"Argent, an inescutcheon azure, border compony, or and gules. COMPONY. A term applied to a bordure, pale, bend, or any other ordinary, made up of squares of alternate metal and colour." -Hall, 1862

Compony

"Argent, an inescutcheon azure, border compony, or and gules. COMPONY. A term applied to a bordure,…

"Azure, a crescent argent. CRESCENT. The half moon with its horns turned upwards." -Hall, 1862

Crescent

"Azure, a crescent argent. CRESCENT. The half moon with its horns turned upwards." -Hall, 1862

"Azure, a cross couped argent. COUPED. From the French word couper, to cut. The cross in the example is couped, part of it being cut off, so as not to touch the edges of the shield." -Hall, 1862

Cross Couped

"Azure, a cross couped argent. COUPED. From the French word couper, to cut. The cross in the example…

"Cross quadrate. CROSS. An honourable ordinary, more used as a charge in a coat of arms than any of the others." -Hall, 1862

Cross Quadrate

"Cross quadrate. CROSS. An honourable ordinary, more used as a charge in a coat of arms than any of…

Differences are shields with a distinguishing charge or bordure. "Party per pale, azure and gules; a bordure, argent." -Hall, 1862

Shield Showing Difference

Differences are shields with a distinguishing charge or bordure. "Party per pale, azure and gules; a…

Gules, two bars, argent. The bar is formed in the same manner as the fess, but it only occupies the fifth part of the field. It differs from the fess, that ordinary being always placed in the centre of the field; but the bar may be placed in any part of it, and there may be more than one bar in an escutcheon. -Hall, 1862

Shield Showing Fess

Gules, two bars, argent. The bar is formed in the same manner as the fess, but it only occupies the…

"Or, a chief, purpure, in the lower part a fillet, azure. The chief has a diminutive called a fillet; it must never be more than one fourth the breadth of the chief." -Hall, 1862

Fillet and Chief

"Or, a chief, purpure, in the lower part a fillet, azure. The chief has a diminutive called a fillet;…

"Azure, a flanche, argent. The flanche is formed by two curved lines nearly touching each other in the centre of the shield." -Hall, 1862

Flanche Ordinary

"Azure, a flanche, argent. The flanche is formed by two curved lines nearly touching each other in the…

"Azure, a flasque, argent. In the flasque the curved lines do not approach so near each other." -Hall, 1862

Flasque Ordinary

"Azure, a flasque, argent. In the flasque the curved lines do not approach so near each other." -Hall,…

"The Corn flower is a well-known composite weed of cornfields, universally known and admired for the beauty of its wreath-like circle of outer barren florets, and the splendid deep azure of their hue."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Corn flower

"The Corn flower is a well-known composite weed of cornfields, universally known and admired for the…

"The Corn flower is a well-known composite weed of cornfields, universally known and admired for the beauty of its wreath-like circle of outer barren florets, and the splendid deep azure of their hue."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Corn flower

"The Corn flower is a well-known composite weed of cornfields, universally known and admired for the…

"A roundel, barry wavy of six argent and azure, or more rarely having a greater number of barrulets." -Whitney, 1911

Fountain Charge

"A roundel, barry wavy of six argent and azure, or more rarely having a greater number of barrulets."…

"Azure, a fret argent. FRET. Two laths interlaced with a mascle." -Hall, 1862

Fret

"Azure, a fret argent. FRET. Two laths interlaced with a mascle." -Hall, 1862

"Azure, a fret, argent. The fret is formed by two lines interlaced in saltier with a mascle." -Hall, 1862

Fret Ordinary

"Azure, a fret, argent. The fret is formed by two lines interlaced in saltier with a mascle." -Hall,…

"Fusil, In heraldry, a bearing differing from the lozenge in being longer in proportion to its breadth, and named from its shape, which resembles that of a spindle." -Whitney, 1911

Fusil Azure

"Fusil, In heraldry, a bearing differing from the lozenge in being longer in proportion to its breadth,…

Barry of seven pieces, argent and azure. When the shield contains a number of bars of metal and colour alternate, exceeding five, it is called barry of so many pieces, expressing their numbers. -Hall, 1862

Shield Showing Gemels

Barry of seven pieces, argent and azure. When the shield contains a number of bars of metal and colour…

"Gyronny of eight pieces, azure, argent, and gules. GYRONNY. When the field is covered with gyrons, their points uniting in the centre." -Hall, 1862

Gyronny

"Gyronny of eight pieces, azure, argent, and gules. GYRONNY. When the field is covered with gyrons,…

"Argent, a sinister hand couped at the wrist and erected gules, within a bordure azure. BORDURE or BORDER. This was the most ancient difference in coats of arms, to distinguish different branches of the same family. It is a border round the edge of the shield. Its situation is always the same; but the inner edge may be varied." -Hall, 1862

Hand and Bordure

"Argent, a sinister hand couped at the wrist and erected gules, within a bordure azure. BORDURE or BORDER.…

"Azure, a moon increscent argent. INCRESCENT. The new moon, with her horns turned towards the dexter side of the shield." -Hall, 1862

Increscent

"Azure, a moon increscent argent. INCRESCENT. The new moon, with her horns turned towards the dexter…

"Azure, three laurel leaves slipped, argent. SLIPPED. Torn from the stock or branch." -Hall, 1862

Leaves Slipped

"Azure, three laurel leaves slipped, argent. SLIPPED. Torn from the stock or branch." -Hall, 1862

"Argent, a lion rampant guardant gules, debruised by a fess azure. DEBRUISED. Any animal that has an ordinary placed upon it is said to be debruised." -Hall, 1862

Lion Debruised

"Argent, a lion rampant guardant gules, debruised by a fess azure. DEBRUISED. Any animal that has an…

"Azure, a moon decrescent, proper. DECRESSANT, or DECRESCENT. A moon in its wane, whose horns are turned to the sinister side of the escutcheon." -Hall, 1862

Moon Decrescent

"Azure, a moon decrescent, proper. DECRESSANT, or DECRESCENT. A moon in its wane, whose horns are turned…

"Azure, a mullet or. MULLET. From the French word molette, the rowel of a spur: it is generally drawn with five points, as in the annexed example: when more points are used they are named." -Hall, 1862

Mullet

"Azure, a mullet or. MULLET. From the French word molette, the rowel of a spur: it is generally drawn…

"Per pale, or and azure, on a chevron, three mullets all counter-changed. COUNTER-CHANGED. The intermixture of metal with colours opposed to each other." -Hall, 1862

Mullets Counter-Changed

"Per pale, or and azure, on a chevron, three mullets all counter-changed. COUNTER-CHANGED. The intermixture…

The Argent Ordinary is a gyron design in an azure (blue) color, moving from the dexter (right) side.

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary is a gyron design in an azure (blue) color, moving from the dexter (right) side.

The Argent Ordinary is a bend on the sinister (left) side in a wavy azure (blue) color.

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary is a bend on the sinister (left) side in a wavy azure (blue) color.

The Azure Ordinary has a chief point in vair.

Azure Ordinary

The Azure Ordinary has a chief point in vair.

The Azure Ordinary is a cross engrailed in or.

Azure Ordinary

The Azure Ordinary is a cross engrailed in or.

The Azure Ordinary is a gurge issuing from the sinister (left) base.

Azure Ordinary

The Azure Ordinary is a gurge issuing from the sinister (left) base.

The Barry of Five Ordinary is of azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

Barry of Five Ordinary

The Barry of Five Ordinary is of azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

The Bendy Sinister of Six Ordinary is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

Bendy Sinister of Six Ordinary

The Bendy Sinister of Six Ordinary is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

The Chevronny of Six Ordinary is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

Chevronny of Six Ordinary

The Chevronny of Six Ordinary is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

The Fusilly Ordinary is in argent (silver) and azure (blue).

Fusilly Ordinary

The Fusilly Ordinary is in argent (silver) and azure (blue).

The Gyronny of Eight is in or and azure (blue).

Gyronny of Eight Ordinary

The Gyronny of Eight is in or and azure (blue).

The Lozengy Ordinary has colors of argent (silver) and azure (blue).

Lozengy Ordinary

The Lozengy Ordinary has colors of argent (silver) and azure (blue).

The Or Ordinary in pile azure (blue).

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary in pile azure (blue).

The Or Ordinary is chiefly colored in azure or blue.

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary is chiefly colored in azure or blue.

The Per Bend Indented is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

Per Bend Indented Ordinary

The Per Bend Indented is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

The Per Bend Sinister Ordinary has colors of argent (silver) and azure (blue).

Per Bend Sinister Ordinary

The Per Bend Sinister Ordinary has colors of argent (silver) and azure (blue).

The Per Fesse Escartely Ordinary is in azure (blue) and or.

Escartely Per Fesse Ordinary

The Per Fesse Escartely Ordinary is in azure (blue) and or.

The Per Fesse Nebuly is in azure (blue) and argent (silver).

Per Fesse Nebuly Ordinary

The Per Fesse Nebuly is in azure (blue) and argent (silver).

The Per Pale Ordinary has the right half side in argent (silver) and the left half in per fesse azure (blue) and or.

Per Pale Ordinary

The Per Pale Ordinary has the right half side in argent (silver) and the left half in per fesse azure…