"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,…

"Or, a cross gules, over all a baton argent. BATON. BATUNE. BASTON. It is generally used as an abatement in coats of arms to denote illegitimacy." -Hall, 1862

Baton Abatement

"Or, a cross gules, over all a baton argent. BATON. BATUNE. BASTON. It is generally used as an abatement…

Argent, a fess, azure. The fess is formed by two horizontal lines drawn above and below the centre of the shield. The fess contains in breadth one third of the field. -Hall, 1862

Shield Showing Baton

Argent, a fess, azure. The fess is formed by two horizontal lines drawn above and below the centre of…

"Quarterly or and gules, over all a bend vair. OVER ALL. This expression describes a figure borne over another and obscuring part of it." -Hall, 1862

Bend Over All

"Quarterly or and gules, over all a bend vair. OVER ALL. This expression describes a figure borne over…

"Or, a chevron gules. CHEVRON. This ordinary is supposed to represent the rafters of the gable of a house." -Hall, 1862

Chevron

"Or, a chevron gules. CHEVRON. This ordinary is supposed to represent the rafters of the gable of a…

"Or, a chief gules, indented. INDENTED. A serrated figure, much smaller than the dancette." -Hall, 1862

Chief Indented

"Or, a chief gules, indented. INDENTED. A serrated figure, much smaller than the dancette." -Hall, 1862

"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, an angel erect with wings expanded or, dress closegirt. CLOSEGIRT. A figure whose dress is fastened round the waist." -Hall, 1862

Closegirt

"Gules, an angel erect with wings expanded or, dress closegirt. CLOSEGIRT. A figure whose dress is fastened…

"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,…

Or, a cross, gules. THE CROSS ... as its name imports, was the distinguishing badge of the Crusaders, in its simplest form. It was merely two pieces of list or riband of the same length, crossing each other at right angles. The colour of the riband or list denoted the nation to which the Crusader belonged. The cross is an honourable ordinary, occupying one fifth of the shield when not charged, but if charged, one third. -Hall, 1862

Couple-Close

Or, a cross, gules. THE CROSS ... as its name imports, was the distinguishing badge of the Crusaders,…

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

Cross Fitchy

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

Gules, a saltier, argent. The saltier was formed by making two pieces of riband cross diagonally, having the appearance of the letter X, or, speaking heraldically, the bend and bend sinister crossing each other in the centre of the shield. The saltier, if uncharged, occupies one-fifth of the field; if charged, one-third. -Hall, 1862

Cross Ordinary

Gules, a saltier, argent. The saltier was formed by making two pieces of riband cross diagonally, having…

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

Cross Potent

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

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

Cross Raguly

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

Differences are shields with a distinguishing charge or bordure. "The annexed example is or, a bordure engrailed, gules." -Hall, 1862

Shield Showing Difference

Differences are shields with a distinguishing charge or bordure. "The annexed example is or, a bordure…

"Gules, a dolphin naiant embowed or. EMBOWED. Any thing bent or curved, like a bow." -Hall, 1862

Dolphin Embowed

"Gules, a dolphin naiant embowed or. EMBOWED. Any thing bent or curved, like a bow." -Hall, 1862

"An eagle's head erased, beaked, or. BEAKED. The beak of a bird being of a different tint from the body is said to be beaked." -Hall, 1862

Eagle Beaked

"An eagle's head erased, beaked, or. BEAKED. The beak of a bird being of a different tint from the body…

"In heraldry, a fur of a tincture resembling ermine, except that the ground is or (gold)." -Whitney, 1911

Erminois

"In heraldry, a fur of a tincture resembling ermine, except that the ground is or (gold)." -Whitney,…

"Argent, a chevron or, between three crosslets sable, on the fess point surtout the chevron an escutcheon of pretence gules, three quatrefoils argent. ESCUTCHEON OF PRETENCE. A small escutcheon, on which a man bears the coat of arms of his wife, being an heiress." -Hall, 1862

Escutcheon of Pretence

"Argent, a chevron or, between three crosslets sable, on the fess point surtout the chevron an escutcheon…

"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;…

"Or, a fusil purpure. THE FUSIL. Is longer than the lozenge: the upper and lower ends are more acute." -Hall, 1862

Fusil

"Or, a fusil purpure. THE FUSIL. Is longer than the lozenge: the upper and lower ends are more acute."…

"Or, a garter vert. GARTER. One of the diminutives of the bend, being half the size." -Hall, 1862

Garter

"Or, a garter vert. GARTER. One of the diminutives of the bend, being half the size." -Hall, 1862

"Argent, a man's heart gules, ensigned with a celestial crown or. ENSIGNED. This word, in heraldic description, means ornamented." -Hall, 1862

Heart Ensigned

"Argent, a man's heart gules, ensigned with a celestial crown or. ENSIGNED. This word, in heraldic description,…

"Argent, a pale, gules, over all an inescutcheon or, a mullet sable. The inescutcheon is a small escutcheon borne within the shield." -Hall, 1862

Inescutcheon Ordinary

"Argent, a pale, gules, over all an inescutcheon or, a mullet sable. The inescutcheon is a small escutcheon…

"Argent, three legs armed, conjoined at the fess point at the upper extremity of the thigh, flexed in a triangle, garnished and spurred, or. CONJOINED. Joined together." -Hall, 1862

Legs Conjoined

"Argent, three legs armed, conjoined at the fess point at the upper extremity of the thigh, flexed in…

"The English crest is a crown surmounted by a lion statant guardant crowned, or. CREST. The ornament on the upper part of the helmet in Heraldry placed over coats of arms, either with or without the helmet." -Hall, 1862

Lion Crest

"The English crest is a crown surmounted by a lion statant guardant crowned, or. CREST. The ornament…

"Or, from the midst of a fess, gules, a lion rampant naissant. NAISSANT. A French word signifying coming out. It is used when a lion or any other animal appears to be rising out of the centre of an ordinary." -Hall, 1862

Lion Naissant

"Or, from the midst of a fess, gules, a lion rampant naissant. NAISSANT. A French word signifying coming…

"Or, two lions passant counter passant gules, the uppermost facing the sinister side of the escutcheon, both collared sable, garnished argent. COUNTER PASSANT. Two animals passing the contrary way to each other." -Hall, 1862

Lions Counter Passant

"Or, two lions passant counter passant gules, the uppermost facing the sinister side of the escutcheon,…

"Or, a lozenge vert. LOZENGE. An angular figure, known as diamond-shaped, to distinguish it from the square." -Hall, 1862

Lozenge

"Or, a lozenge vert. LOZENGE. An angular figure, known as diamond-shaped, to distinguish it from the…

"Argent, a mermaid gules, crined or. CRINED. This is said of an animal whose hair is of a different tincture from its body." -Hall, 1862

Mermaid Crined

"Argent, a mermaid gules, crined or. CRINED. This is said of an animal whose hair is of a different…

"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…

"KNIGHT AND BARONET OF NOVA SCOTIA. A new creation during the reign of George I. to induce capitalists to settle in that part of North America. The title is hereditary: the arms are argent, St. Andrew's Cross gules surtout, an escutcheon or, with a lion rampant gules within a double tressure of the same, surmounted by a king's crown as a crest." -Hall, 1862

Knight and Baronet of Nova Scotia

"KNIGHT AND BARONET OF NOVA SCOTIA. A new creation during the reign of George I. to induce capitalists…

The Azure Ordinary is a cross engrailed in or.

Azure Ordinary

The Azure Ordinary is a cross engrailed in or.

The Checky Ordinary has twenty checkers that are or and gules (red) colors.

Checky Ordinary

The Checky Ordinary has twenty checkers that are or and gules (red) colors.

The Gules Ordinary is a pale (vertical band down middle of shield) of or color.

Gules Ordinary

The Gules Ordinary is a pale (vertical band down middle of shield) of or color.

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 Or Ordinary is a fesse gules (red) color.

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary is a fesse gules (red) color.

The Or Ordinary is cross in gules (red) color.

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary is cross in gules (red) color.

The Or Ordinary in the dexter (right side) is a chief triangle sable (black).

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary in the dexter (right side) is a chief triangle sable (black).

The Or Ordinary is a bend (band) in gules (red) color.

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary is a bend (band) in gules (red) color.

The Or Ordinary in pile azure (blue).

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary in pile azure (blue).

The Or Ordinary is a chevron design in a vert (green) color.

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary is a chevron design in a vert (green) color.

The Or Ordinary is a pile design in sable (black). The Per chevron design is in or and sable (black).

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary is a pile design in sable (black). The Per chevron design is in or and sable (black).

The Or Ordinary is a bend indented.

Or Ordinary

The Or Ordinary is a bend indented.

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 Ordinary is in or and vert (green) colors.

Per Bend Ordinary

The Per Bend Ordinary is in or and vert (green) colors.

The Per Bend Ordinary has the dexter half in argent (silver), and the sinister (left side) per bend sinister in vert (green) and or.

Per Bend Ordinary

The Per Bend Ordinary has the dexter half in argent (silver), and the sinister (left side) per bend…

The Per Fesse Ordinary is of or and gules (red) color.

Per Fesse Ordinary

The Per Fesse Ordinary is of or and gules (red) color.

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 Potented is in or and gules (red).

Per Fesse Potented Ordinary

The Per Fesse Potented is in or and gules (red).

The Per pale Ordinary has colors of sable (black) and or.

Per Pale Ordinary

The Per pale Ordinary has colors of sable (black) and or.

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…

The Sable Ordinary has a chief engrailed in or color, and a per fesse engrailed in or and sable (black).

Sable Ordinary

The Sable Ordinary has a chief engrailed in or color, and a per fesse engrailed in or and sable (black).

Seal of the state of Oregon, 1904

Oregon seal

Seal of the state of Oregon, 1904

"Azure, a pale or. PALE. One of the honourable ordinaries formed by two perpendicular lines drawn from the base to the chief. The pale occupies one third of the shield." -Hall, 1862

Pale

"Azure, a pale or. PALE. One of the honourable ordinaries formed by two perpendicular lines drawn from…

"Or, a pale purpure, flory and counter flory gules. COUNTER FLORY. Any ordinary ornamented with fleurs-de-luce: the points of the flowers run alternately in a contrary direction." -Hall, 1862

Pale Counter Flory

"Or, a pale purpure, flory and counter flory gules. COUNTER FLORY. Any ordinary ornamented with fleurs-de-luce:…

"Azure, a pale, or. The pale is an honourable ordinary, consisting of two perpendicular lines drawn from the top to the base of the escutcheon, and contains one third of the width of the field." -Hall, 1862

Pale Ordinary

"Azure, a pale, or. The pale is an honourable ordinary, consisting of two perpendicular lines drawn…