Medieval Glossary


In heraldry, an orange color and one of the tinctures enumerated by heralds. It was not of frequent occurrence in coat-armor. It is indicated in engravings by lines in bend sinister, crossed by others barways.

Related term(s): Heraldry; Tincture; Herald; Coat-armour; Bend; Sinister
Category: Heraldry
Added: 07.04.06
Last modified: 07.04.06
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 578.


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