Definition of fess point in English:

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fess point

noun

Heraldry
A point at the center of a shield.
Example sentences
  • Our correspondent was surprised for he had used Burke's General Armory of 1884 in which the blazon locates the mullet at the fess point rather than the centre chief point.
  • This is an ordinary formed by two semi-circular lines, one of which starts at the dexter chief, curves outward toward the fess point, and then back to end at the dexter base. www.motherbedford.com/Heraldry04.htm -

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