bor·​dure ˈbȯr-jər How to pronounce bordure (audio)
: a border on a heraldic shield

Word History


Middle English

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bordure was in the 14th century

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“Bordure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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