- 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.
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Example sentences from the Web for orle
It is, however, usually depicted a trifle nearer the edge of the escutcheon than the orle is generally placed.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
The sinister half is occupied by a demi-virgin issuing out of an orle of clouds.Wood Carvings in English Churches|Francis Bond
Arranged after the manner of an Orle, forming a border to a Shield, as in No. 86.The Handbook to English Heraldry|Charles Boutell
Paynel bore “Silver two bars sable with a border, or orle, of martlets gules.”
Orle contar sus conquistas era cosa de morirse de risa,25 porque hay Tenorios de Tenorios, y aqul fu de los ms originales.Doa Perfecta|Benito Prez Galds