from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Heraldry Having the central area cut out or left vacant, leaving an outline or narrow border: a voided lozenge.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of void.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Emptied; evacuated.
  • adj. Annulled; invalidated.
  • adj. Having the inner part cut away, or left vacant, a narrow border being left at the sides, the tincture of the field being seen in the vacant space; -- said of a charge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a void or opening: pierced through; specifically, in heraldry, pierced through so as to show the field.


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  • A term used in heraldry.

    December 16, 2010