viroled

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virole +‎ -ed. Related to ferruled.

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viroled (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) Furnished with viroles; said of a horn or bugle whose rings are of different tincture.
    • 1893, James Balfour Paul, An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland, page 200:
      Az., a saltire or, in base a hunting-horn arg., viroled vert and stringed of the second, on a chief of the third a buckle in pale of the field between two cushions gu. COLLOW OF AUCHENCHEYNE (1773).
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:viroled.

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