- a charge in the form of a narrow band following the form of the escutcheon within the edge, so that the extreme outer edge of the escutcheon is of the field tincture.
- an arrangement in orle of small charges: azure, an orle of bezants.
Origin of orle
Examples from the Web for orle
Historical Examples of orle
Arranged after the manner of an Orle, forming a border to a Shield, as in No. 86.
The same rule, by the way, applies to the tressure, but not to the orle.A Complete Guide to Heraldry
Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
Small charges are frequently disposed about the border of a Shield in Orle, as in Nos. 86 and 132.
Orle contar sus conquistas era cosa de morirse de risa,25 porque hay Tenorios de Tenorios, y aqul fu de los ms originales.
Yo me hubiera quedado a orle la misa, pero hoy es da de15 mucha fatiga para m.