List Of Heraldic Charges
This article does not cover those charges which derive their shape in part from that of the field; see Ordinary (heraldry).
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... The charges are either in one or more of the tinctures, or umbrated, supposedly represented as a shadow, though the representation is closest to an outline alone (an example of ... Even though it can be argued that it is not strictly accurate, charges consisting of an outline of a particular tincture (where a blazon as voided would ... When a charge is said to be sans something, that part is missing this is most commonly used in the case of animals missing some body part ...
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