- 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.
Query, When was the Pheon, which it is supposed to be, first used as an heraldic device?
I have before me a coin of Stralsund, minted in the fourteenth century, with the Pheon for the principal type.
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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