from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In heraldry, a fur of a tincture resembling ermine, except that the ground is or.
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On the dexter side, a griffin, per Fess, ermine and erminois: on the sinister, a wyvern, ermine: each gorged with a collar, fleury, counter fleury, and chained.
On the sinister, a wolf erminois, each supporter gorged with a garland or chaplet of oak, Vert, fructed, Or. Motto.