gyron definition

  • noun:
    • A triangular kind having an angle at fess point and also the opposing side within edge of the escutcheon.
    • A subordinary of triangular type having one of its sides in the fess point and opposite side on edge of the escutcheon. When there is only 1 gyron on guard its bounded by two lines drawn through the fess point, one horizontally to your dexter part, and another to your dexter primary spot.
    • In heraldry, a bearing comprising two right lines drawn from a an element of the field and conference in an acute angle in the fesse-point.
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