Definition of nebuly in English:

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nebuly

Pronunciation: /ˈnɛbjʊli/

adjective

Heraldry
Divided or edged with a line formed of deeply interlocking curves.
Example sentences
  • Certainly on his seal, Robert's shield showed the nebuly line pattern, and in no fewer than seven rows.
  • The blue nebuly chief alludes to the sky and denotes the aviation function of the unit.
  • The blue in the chief represents the heavens and the parting line nebuly the clouds.

Origin

Mid 16th century: from French nébulé, from medieval Latin nebulatus 'clouded' (the curves being thought of as representing clouds), from Latin nebula 'mist'.

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