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gyron


gyron


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gyron  \Gy"ron\,  n.  [F.  giron;  of  German  origin.  See  {Gore}  a 
  piece  of  cloth,]  (Her.) 
  A  subordinary  of  triangular  form  having  one  of  its  angles  at 
  the  fess  point  and  the  opposite  aide  at  the  edge  of  the 
  escutcheon.  When  there  is  only  one  gyron  on  the  shield  it  is 
  bounded  by  two  lines  drawn  from  the  fess  point,  one 
  horizontally  to  the  dexter  side  and  one  to  the  dexter  chief 
  corner.