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adjective Heraldry.
  1. (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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Historical Examples

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

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

    Charles Boutell