Origin of bordure
Examples from the Web for bordure
But the stereotyped use of the bordure wavy in England with a set meaning, gives to the wavy variety a lack of desirability.The Handbook to English Heraldry|Charles Boutell
A bordure chequy must, of course, at one point or another show three distinct rows of checks.
Killegrew of Cornwall bore, Argent, an eagle displayed with two heads sable, within a bordure sable bezantee.
In Scotland the mark of illegitimacy for the arms is the bordure compony, which is usually but not always indicative of the same.
Some families of Mascall bear barry of eight, others fleur-de-lis and a bordure, and the family of Mascule, a fesse.