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…

"Checky, sable and argent. CHECKY. The field covered with alternate squares of metal and fur." -Hall, 1862

Checky

"Checky, sable and argent. CHECKY. The field covered with alternate squares of metal and fur." -Hall,…

"Argent, on a chief, gules, two mullets, sable. 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 Ordinary

"Argent, on a chief, gules, two mullets, sable. The chief is an ordinary terminated by an horizontal…

"CIVIC CAP. A cap of dignity borne by mayors of cities or corporate bodies: it is formed of sables garnished with ermine." -Hall, 1862

Civic Cap

"CIVIC CAP. A cap of dignity borne by mayors of cities or corporate bodies: it is formed of sables garnished…

"Argent, an eagle displayed sable. DISPLAYED. A bird whose wings are expanded and legs spread is said to be displayed." -Hall, 1862

Eagle Displayed

"Argent, an eagle displayed sable. DISPLAYED. A bird whose wings are expanded and legs spread is said…

"In heraldry, one of the furs, represented with its peculiar spots black on a white ground (argent, spots sable)." -Whitney, 1911

Ermine

"In heraldry, one of the furs, represented with its peculiar spots black on a white ground (argent,…

"In heraldry, a fur of a black ground with white spots (sable, spots argent): reverse of ermine. Also called counter-ermine, contre-ermine." -Whitney, 1911

Ermines

"In heraldry, a fur of a black ground with white spots (sable, spots argent): reverse of ermine. Also…

"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…

"Argent, a fess humetty gules, between three mullets sable. HUMETTY. A term used to denote an ordinary, parts of which are couped or cut off, so that it does not touch the edges of the shield." -Hall, 1862

Fess Humetty

"Argent, a fess humetty gules, between three mullets sable. HUMETTY. A term used to denote an ordinary,…

The pine marten lives most of its life in trees, but does hunt on the ground. It feeds primarily on mice, squirrel, birds, frogs and fish.

Pine Marten

The pine marten lives most of its life in trees, but does hunt on the ground. It feeds primarily on…

"Argent, the moon in her detriment sable. DETRIMENT. The moon is said to be in its detriment when it is eclipsed." -Hall, 1862

Moon Detriment

"Argent, the moon in her detriment sable. DETRIMENT. The moon is said to be in its detriment when it…

"Argent, a mullet pierced, sable, on a chief azure, three mullets pierced, of the first. PIERCED OR PERFORATED. Cut through the centre." -Hall, 1862

Mulllet Pierced

"Argent, a mullet pierced, sable, on a chief azure, three mullets pierced, of the first. PIERCED OR…

"Argent, three mullets gules, accompanied with seven cross crosslets fitchy sable—three in chief, one in fess, two in flanks, one in base. FLANK. That part of an escutcheon between the chief and the base." -Hall, 1862

Mullets and Cross Crosslets

"Argent, three mullets gules, accompanied with seven cross crosslets fitchy sable—three in chief,…

The Argent Ordinary is a barrulet sable (black).

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary is a barrulet sable (black).

The Argent Ordinary has a canton (corner) sable (black) on the dexter side (right side).

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary has a canton (corner) sable (black) on the dexter side (right side).

The Argent Ordinary is a pallet (narrow vertical strip) in sable (black) color.

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary is a pallet (narrow vertical strip) in sable (black) 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 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 Paly of Four Ordinary is colors of argent (silver) and sable (black)

Paly of Four Ordinary

The Paly of Four Ordinary is colors of argent (silver) and sable (black)

The Paly of six Ordinary is in colors argent (silver) and sable (black) with a fesse counterchanged.

Paly of Six Ordinary

The Paly of six Ordinary is in colors argent (silver) and sable (black) with a fesse counterchanged.

The Per Bend Sinister Ordinary is a bendy of six. It has colors of sable (black) and argent (silver), counterchanged.

Per Bend Sinister Ordinary

The Per Bend Sinister Ordinary is a bendy of six. It has colors of sable (black) and argent (silver),…

The Per Fesse Ordinary has an upper half that is per pale sable (black) and gules (red), and the lower half is argent (silver).

Per Fesse Ordinary

The Per Fesse Ordinary has an upper half that is per pale sable (black) and gules (red), and the lower…

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 Pall Ordinary is in sable (black), argent (silver) and gules (red).

Per Pall Ordinary

The Per Pall Ordinary is in sable (black), argent (silver) and gules (red).

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).

"Azure, on a pall argent, four crosses fitchy sable, in chief a cross pattee of the second. PALL. A scarf in the shape of the letter Y, forming part of the vesture of a Roman Catholic prelate. It is introduced as the principal bearing of the archbishops of Canterbury, Armagh, and Dublin." -Hall, 1862

Pall

"Azure, on a pall argent, four crosses fitchy sable, in chief a cross pattee of the second. PALL. A…

"Pellet, sable. In addition to the foregoing tinctures, there are nine roundlets or balls used in Armory, the names of which are sufficient to denote their colour without expressing the same." -Hall, 1862

Roundlet Pellet

"Pellet, sable. In addition to the foregoing tinctures, there are nine roundlets or balls used in Armory,…

A heraldic shield with a field argent with the powdering sable.

Ermine Shield

A heraldic shield with a field argent with the powdering sable.

A heraldic shield with a black surface, which is shown by the crossing horizontal and vertical lines.

Sable Shield

A heraldic shield with a black surface, which is shown by the crossing horizontal and vertical lines.