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- adj. Having the arms growing broader and floriated toward the end; said of a cross.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the arms growing broader and floriated toward the end; -- said of a cross. See Illust. 9 of cross.
Sable, a cross _patonce_ or, belongs to Lascelles.
The extremities of the cross are of a slightly patonce form.
The Cross _Patonce_ (H. 3), -- _Gu., a Cross patonce arg.
"Whose arms," said Master Michael, "I have seen over a stone chimney in the hall, -- a cross patonce betwixt four martlets."