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orle (plural orles)
- (heraldry) A bordure which runs around the outline of a shield without touching the edge.
- 1819: In his hand he bore that singular “abacus”, or staff of office, with which Templars are usually represented, having at the upper end a round plate, on which was engraved the cross of the Order, inscribed within a circle or orle, as heralds term it. — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
- (heraldry) The wreath, or chaplet, surmounting or encircling the helmet of a knight and bearing the crest.
orle m (plural orles)
- (heraldry) orle
- “orle” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- neuter nominative singular of
- neuter accusative singular of
- neuter vocative singular of
- other nominative plural of
- other accusative plural of
- other vocative plural of