Definitions

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  • adj. Having the tongue visible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tongued; having the tongue visible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, having a tongue; furnished with a tougue: said of a beast used as a bearing only when the tongue is of a different tincture from the rest: as, a lion or langued gules.

Etymologies

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French langue tongue. See language.

Examples

  • Coat of arms of Galloway: Azure, a lion Argent langued, armed and crowned Or.

    Archive 2008-02-24

  • The late Rev. Love Robertson, Prebendary of Hereford (son of the above George Robertson), was accustomed to use: Gu. three wolves 'heads erased arg., armed and langued az., which are the arms of the original stock of Strowan.

    Notes and Queries, Number 64, January 18, 1851

  • Perhaps A.R.X. can also say whether the arms properly borne by the Muirtown branch are those given to them in Burke's _Armory_, viz.Gu. three crescents interlaced or, between as many wolves 'heads erased arg. armed and langued az., all within a bordure of the third, charged with eight mullets of the first.

    Notes and Queries, Number 64, January 18, 1851

  • Uppon a wreathe golde and sables, a demye-lyon gules, armed and langued azure crowned, supportinge a bale thereon a crosse botone golde, mantelled azure doubled argent, and for the supporters two pagassis argent, their houes and mane golde, their winges waney of six argent and azure.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • The arms borne by him were, Gules, three wolves 'heads erased, langued, azure.

    Notes and Queries, Number 65, January 25, 1851

  • It was actually, on a field vert, a griffin rampant sable, langued gules.

    Earthwork out of Tuscany Being Impressions and Translations of Maurice Hewlett

  • Park, Middlesex, and Rickmansworth Park, Herts; arms: Ermine, two barrulets compony or and azure, in chief three boars 'heads erased of the last, armed of the second, langued gu.

    Shakespeare's Family

  • Animals are “_hoofed_” or “_unguled_” of their hoofs; and “_langued_” of their tongues.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • Lucas couchant, and became Lucas rampant, fanged and langued gules.

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)

  • This is the heraldic description of the arms of Scotland: 'Or, a lion rampant gules, armed and langued azure, within a double tressure flory counterflory of fleur-de-lis of the second.'

    Marmion

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