from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, spreading toward the extremity; in the case of a cross, having each of its arms spreading or dovetail-shaped. Also formé, formy. See also cut under cross.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Her.) Narrow at the inner, and very broad at the other, end, or having its arms of that shape; -- said of a cross. See Illust. (8) of cross.


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