bordure definition

  • noun:
    • Heraldry A border around a shield.
    • A contrasting border round a shield
    • A border one fifth the width for the shield, surrounding the industry. It is usually basic, but can be charged.
    • An obsolete or archaic kind of border, retained in heraldry.
    • Heraldry A border around a shield.
    • A contrasting edge round a shield
    • A border one fifth the width of guard, surrounding the area. It will always be ordinary, but are charged.
    • An obsolete or archaic as a type of border, retained in heraldry.

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