They open by a hinge, and are enamelled with the rose, fleur-de-lis, and harp.
It was further decorated with a border of fleur-de-lis in seed pearls.
They who bore the fleur-de-lis were always in the van, patient, daring, indomitable.
The Iris is the fleur-de-lis of France, which was for long the royal emblem.
fleur-de-lis, sometimes spoken of as the Fairy Queen's home, is always satisfactory and never fails to bloom.
The Precentor: Argent, on a saltire azure a fleur-de-lis or.
Let us suppose a coat "per fess argent and gules," with which another coat "gules, a fleur-de-lis argent," is to be marshalled.
It carries the arms of Sampietroonly the fleur-de-lis of France is missing.
The cognizance consisted of a sword supporting a royal crown, with the fleur-de-lis on either side.
Her poetry was symbolized by the fleur-de-lis with its penetrating perfume.
also fleur de lis, mid-14c., from Old French, literally "flower of the lily," especially borne as a heraldic device on the royal arms of France. Perhaps originally representing an iris, or the head of a scepter, or a weapon of some sort.