double quatrefoil


noun Heraldry.

a charge having the form of a foil with eight leaves, used especially as the cadency mark of a ninth son.

Nearby words

  1. double possessive,
  2. double precision,
  3. double predestination,
  4. double printing,
  5. double product,
  6. double quotes,
  7. double refraction,
  8. double rhyme,
  9. double room,
  10. double run

Also called octofoil.

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