couple-close definition

  • noun:
    • A diminutive of chevron, always borne in closely placed pairs.
    • A diminutive of this chevron, containing one-fourth of their area. Couple-closes are usually borne one on each part of a chevron, as well as the blazoning will then be often a chevron between two couple-closes or chevron cottised.
    • a set of rafters framed with a tie fixed at their particular feet, or with a collar beam.
    • In architecture, a pair of spars for a roof; partners.
    • In heraldry, the fourth of a chevron, never borne in sets unless there was a chevron among them. Also written couple-closs.
    • A diminutive regarding the chevron, always borne in closely placed sets.
    • A diminutive for the chevron, containing fraction of their surface. Couple-closes are generally borne one on each side of a chevron, plus the blazoning will then be both a chevron between two couple-closes or chevron cottised.
    • A pair of rafters framed as well as a tie fixed at their particular feet, or with a collar ray.
    • In structure, a set of spars for a roof; partners.
    • In heraldry, the fourth of a chevron, never borne but in pairs unless there is a chevron between them. In addition written couple-closs.

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