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  • adj. Alternative form of appaumé.


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  • How about calling me Dexter Chief?

    October 5, 2011

  • Did you mean appaum�?

    What aplomb to ask me that. How did you blazon that question mark in the sable diamond? And stop calling bilby Shirley.

    October 5, 2011

  • In heraldry, descriptive of an erect open hand, palm forward. This position is assumed unless otherwise indicated. Unless specified as sinister as in the example below, the right hand is assumed.

    Purpure, a sinister hand couped and erect argent -- MANLEY. This blazoning indicates a purple shield bearing a silver left hand (cut off at the wrist) that is erect with palm forward. I have a friend named Manley in Florida who is hopelessly left-handed. He will get a kick out of this.

    October 5, 2011