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.
Definition of tressure in:
- The US English dictionary