partition line


noun Heraldry.

a plain or figured edge between two adjacent areas of an escutcheon, between an ordinary and the field of an escutcheon, or between two adjacent ordinaries.

Nearby words

  1. partita,
  2. partite,
  3. partition,
  4. partition chromatography,
  5. partition coefficient,
  6. partitive,
  7. partitively,
  8. partizan,
  9. partlet,
  10. partly

Origin of partition line

First recorded in 1710–20

Also called boundary line.

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