variants or less commonly barways
heraldry : in the direction of a bar : horizontally
heraldry : in a line in the direction of a bar
used of two or more charges especially when not across the middle of the field
compare in fess at fess

Word History


bar entry 1 + -wise or -ways

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“Barwise.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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