Chevron


Chevron
1) A V-shaped Norman architectural decoration; there are fine examples at Durham Cathedral. [< Lat. capreolus = a pair of rafters, looking like a V]
2) Her. An *honourable *ordinary shaped as an inverted V, i.e. a bent *bar, like a rafter. Chevronel is a small, half-size chevron.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .


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