cadency definition

  • noun:
    • Cadence.
    • Alternative as a type of cadence.
    • Any organized method of identifying similar coats of hands belonging to members of the same household.
    • Descent of relevant people; distinction amongst the members of a family group in accordance with their ages.
    • Regularity of movement; rhythmical accord.
    • In heraldry, the relative status of younger sons. Also brisure.
    • a recurrent rhythmical series

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