Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A twin (also attributively).
- n. heraldry Two small bars placed together.
- n. historical A finger ring which splits into two horizontally.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Her.) Coupled; paired.
- n. obsolete One of the twins.
- n. (Heb.) One of the barrulets placed parallel and closed to each other. Cf. Bars gemel, under Gemel, a.
- From Old French gemel, from Latin gemellus, diminutive of geminus ("twin"). (Wiktionary)
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