from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Heraldry A border around a shield.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A contrasting border round a shield
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A border one fifth the width of the shield, surrounding the field. It is usually plain, but may be charged.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete or archaic form of border, retained in heraldry.
Middle English; see border.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)