Archives: Glossary Terms


Rays or other charges proceeding from any part of the escutcheon.

Issuing


Rays or other charges proceeding from any part of the escutcheon.

Issuant


A line formed with small semicircles, with the points turned inward. Any ordinary drawn with this line is called invected.

Invected



The name given to small escutcheons forming a bearing of a coat of arms.

Inescutcheon


A serrated figure, much smaller than the dancette.

Indented


The new moon, with her horns turned towards the dexter side of the shield.

Increscent



Charges placed in a ring formation are said to be in annulo. The legendary Betsy Ross flag of the United States had thirteen stars in annulo.

In Annulo


Two coats of arms, conjoined paleways, in one shield.

Impaled


Weapons spotted with blood are said to be imbued.

Imbued