Definition of gyronny in English:

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gyronny

Pronunciation: /dʒʌɪˈrɒni/

adjective

Heraldry
(Of a shield) divided into eight gyrons by straight lines all crossing at the fess point.
Example sentences
  • Moreover, the only examples we've seen of multiple gyronny divisions in one device involved marshalling.
  • The design of the coat of arms as granted, is the gyronny differenced by a silver globe at centre point, to emphasize the worldwide spread of our Clan.
  • Ada's family bore gyronny of ten argent and sable, and the earliest known version of the arms, were gyronny of eight argent and sable.

Origin

Late Middle English: from French gironné, from giron (see gyron).

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: gyr|onny

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