Definitions

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  • n. A roundel of a red colour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A roundel of a red color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In heraldry, a roundel gules.

Etymologies

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Old French torteau, tortel, from Latin tortus twisted. See tort.

Examples

  • KEHREN, L. (1963) Recherches prliminaires sur les possibilits de valorisation du torteau dÂ’oiticica.

    Chapter 5

  • Two new ones are the hex and pentagon, while the circle (once called a roundel, bezant, plate, torteau, hurt, etc., depending on its color) is simply called a circle with the correct color named.

    Concordance A Terran Empire concordance

  • He prepared, then, to sup off a teal and a _torteau_, in a hotel of La Roche-Bernard, and ordered to be brought from the cellar, to wash down these two Breton dishes, some cider, which, the moment it touched his lips, he perceived to be more

    The Vicomte De Bragelonne

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