from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Having a design embellished with small delicate figures, such as a lacing of stars or flowers.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In heraldry, covered with small bearings whose number is not fixed, and which form a sort of pattern over the surface: said of the field or of any bearing.
- noun In decorative art, a powdering; a small, constantly repeated figure; a decoration of which the different units do not touch one another, but are separated by the background.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Her.) Sprinkled or sown; -- said of field, or a charge, when strewed or covered with small charges.
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- adjective heraldry
sprinkledor sown; said of a fieldor chargewhen strewnwith small charges
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French, from Old French, past participle of semer, to sow, scatter, from Latin sēmināre, from sēmen, sēmin-, seed; see sē- in Indo-European roots.]
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French semé ("sown").
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