Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being fimbriated; that which is fimbriated; a fringe or fringing.
  • n. Specifically In heraldry, a narrow edge or stripe following the outline of a bearing. See fimbriated, 2.
  • n. A fringe-like part; a single division or lobe of a fringe.

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Examples

  • This was effected, accordingly, by charging the Cross of St. George, with a narrow border or “fimbriation” of white to represent its white field, _upon_ the Banner of St. Andrew, the result being the Flag shown in No. 417.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • “fimbriated,” such a border being a “_fimbriation_”: thus, No. 89, _Az., a cross gu., fimbriated arg. _, represents the Cross of St. George in our

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

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