Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, wavy: curved in and out, in fancied resemblance to the edge of a cloud. A line nebulé may form the boundary of a fesse, bend, etc. Also nebulose, nebuly.
  • noun A cloud.
  • noun In heraldry, a line nebulé. See nebulé.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A little cloud; a cloud.
  • adjective (Her.) Composed of successive short curves supposed to resemble a cloud; -- said of a heraldic line by which an ordinary or subordinary may be bounded.

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  • noun obsolete A little cloud.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small cloud

Etymologies

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Compare French nébule. See nebula.

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