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noun Heraldry.
  1. a narrow chevron, one-half the usual breadth or less.
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Origin of chevronel

1565–75; chevron + -el diminutive suffix
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Examples from the Web for chevronel

Historical Examples

  • One of the diminutives of the chevron, half the size of the chevronel.

    The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition


  • The chevronel is very seldom met with singly, but a case of this will be found in the arms of Spry.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry

    Arthur Charles Fox-Davies