Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Made with or incorporating numerous small openings, often in a decorative pattern, as in a knitted fabric or piece of metalwork.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, said of any ordinary or bearing of which the middle part is taken away, leaving only an outer rim, through or within which the field is seen.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from past participle of ajourer, to pierce an opening in, from jour, day, opening that lets in light, from Old French; see adjourn.]

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