A French word used in heraldry to signify blue. In engraving arms it is always represented by horizontal lines.
Related term(s): Heraldry; Tincture; Sable; Pupure; Gules; Argent
Last modified: 07.04.06
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 40.