- 1A thin border inset from the edge of a shield, narrower than an orle and usually borne double.More example sentences
- From what I remember, orles and tressures are lopped off at the palar line in such instances.
- The 1965 arms have a gold field and red tressure from the arms of Scotland.
- If the tressure is decorated with flowers that look somewhat like the fleur de lis, inserted through the tressure it is known as a tressure-flory-counterflory.
- 1.1An ornamental enclosure containing a figure or distinctive device, formerly found on various gold and silver coins.More example sentences
- The reverse side of coin #47807 has a well struck and well centered cross and full tressure surrounding the cross.
Middle English (denoting a ribbon or band for the hair): from Old French tressour (see tress).
More definitions of tressureDefinition of tressure in:
- The US English dictionary