Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A diminutive of the bendlet, containing one half its area or one quarter the area of the bend.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A diminutive of the bendlet, containing one half its area or one quarter the area of the bend. When a single cottise is used alone it is often called a cost. See also couple-close.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In heraldry, a diminutive of the bend, being one fourth its width, and half the width of the bendlet.

Etymologies

Compare French côté side, Latin costa rib. (Wiktionary)

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