Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In heraldry, a star, usually having six points, and then distinguished from the mullet in having the rays wavy instead of straight. When it has more than six points they are either all waved or more usually alternately waved and straight. The number of points must always be mentioned in the blazon when it exceeds six. Also
- In heraldry, like a star.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Her.) A six-pointed star whose rays are wavy, instead of straight like those of a mullet.
“In the field, on the left a crescent, on the right an estoile, each between two groups of three small spots (the whole representing the heavens).”
“On the left a wavy estoile of six points, on the right a crescent.”
“A swan erm. swimming, charged on the breast with an estoile sa. wings expanded or, fretty, raguly az.”
“Out of a coronet, adorned with Fleurs de Lis, Or, an estoile of twelve points, argent.”
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