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tierced

[ teerst ]
/ tɪərst /
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adjective Heraldry.
(of an escutcheon) divided vertically or horizontally into three equal parts.
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Origin of tierced

1795–1805; tierce + -ed3; compare French tiercé
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How to use tierced in a sentence

  • Tierced in pale (divided into three equal divisions by two vertical lines), a form seldom met with in English Heraldry.

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