cleche definition

  • adjective:
    • Charged with another bearing of the identical figure, and of colour associated with the industry, so huge that just a narrow border associated with very first bearing continues to be noticeable; -- said of every heraldic bearing. Compare voided.
  • others:
    • In heraldry:
    • Voided or pierced throughout, therefore much perforated that main substance is extracted from it, leaving absolutely nothing visible but a narrow side or edge: stated of a regular or bearing, as a cross so represented.
    • Having arms which distribute or grow broader toward the extremities, and so are frequently obtusely pointed: stated of a cross.

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