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Re: Heraldic question

Poster: Robert J Welenc <rjwelenc@erols.com>

>Greetings unto the Heralds gathered at Cheapside.
>I cannot find, in either Fox-Davies or the OED, a definition of fimbriated.
>What does it look like on, say, a bend? For example, on a bend fimbriated...
>Other forms like wavy and nebuly and lozengy and embattled I can find.
>In service,
The short definition is 'edged'.  A bend (or other  charge) fimbriated has
narrow bands of another color surrounding it, usually so that it does not
violate the rule of tincture.  A fess fimbriated would look like this:

Alanna (look!  *good* heraldic ascii art!)
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