- a charge representing an arrowhead with widely spread barbs.
Origin of pheon
First recorded in 1480–90; earlier feon, of uncertain origin
Also called broad arrow.
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Examples from the Web for pheon
The crest was a boar's head erased, azure, langued gules, pierced with a pheon.
I have before me a coin of Stralsund, minted in the fourteenth century, with the Pheon for the principal type.
Query, When was the Pheon, which it is supposed to be, first used as an heraldic device?
Crest, in a mural coronet argent, a pheon sable, with a sprig of laurel issuing therefrom proper.The Curiosities of Heraldry
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