noun, plural fleurs-de-lys [flur-dl-eez, floo r-; French flœr-duh-lees] /ˌflɜr dlˈiz, ˌflʊər-; French flœr dəˈlis/.
noun, plural fleurs-de-lis [flur-dl-eez, floo r-; French flœr-duh-lees] /ˌflɜr dlˈiz, ˌflʊər-; French flœr dəˈlis/.
Origin of fleur-de-lis
Examples from the Web for fleur-de-lys
Historical Examples of fleur-de-lys
There was a rather pettish intonation in Fleur-de-Lys's—laconic words.
But as soon as his heart was vacant in that direction, Fleur-de-Lys returned to it.
As for Fleur-de-Lys's reproaches, they expired in tender cooings.
Fleur-de-Lys pressed her hands to her eyes, that she might not see.
At the top, a fleur-de-lys or, France; and a double rose gu.English Heraldic Book-stamps
noun plural fleurs-de-lys or fleurs-de-lis (ˌflɜːdəˈliːz)
Word Origin for fleur-de-lys
also fleur de lis, mid-14c., from Old French, literally "flower of the lily," especially borne as a heraldic device on the royal arms of France. Perhaps originally representing an iris, or the head of a scepter, or a weapon of some sort.