Definitions

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  • adj. Covered with gyrons, or divided into several gyrons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with gyrons, or divided so as to form several gyrons; -- said of an escutcheon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, divided into a number of triangular parts of two different tinctures.

Etymologies

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French gironné.

Examples

  • The arms of Duncan Campbell, as preserved in the hands of his descendants, are identical in their quarterings with the Marquis of Breadalbane, as follows: Quarterly, first and fourth, gyronny of eight or. and sa. for Campbell; second or. a fesse chequey ar. and az. for Stewart; third, ar. a lymphad, her sails and oars in action, all sa. for Lorne.

    Virginia and Virginians

  • The field gyronny generally, and more particularly in Scotland, is divided into

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • (See No.  87.) [(See Fig. 87.)] _gyronny_ (No. 147) ...

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • This interlaced design, whether borne as a distinct figure, as No. 148, or repeated over the field of a Shield, as in No. 149, differs from a field lozengy or gyronny, in being a bearing charged _upon_ the field of a Shield, and not a form of varied surface:

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • _gyronny_, or they were _semée of Billets_, or covered over with

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • _gyronny_ (No. 147); but neither the term _per_ nor _parted per_ is ever employed in this connection.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • Mortimer), gives its title to the _gyronny field_, which is more commonly found in the Heraldry of the North than of the South.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

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