cadency mark

noun

Definition of cadency mark

  1. :  an addition to a coat of arms to mark the position of the bearer with respect to a present or former head of the family —called also mark of cadency — compare difference, annulet, crescent, cross moline, double quatrefoil, fleur-de-lis, label, martlet, mullet, rose, bordure

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1878

First Known Use of cadency mark

1878


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