Definition of pairle
: a heraldic ordinary in the form of a Y extending to the upper corners and the base of the field —called also pall — compare shakefork
1 : in the direction and position of the three arms of a pairle tierced in pairle sable, gules, and azure
2 : in such a way that of three heraldic bearings one is bendwise, one bendwise sinister, and one palewise so as to approach or join at a common center three shields arranged in pairle with the points meeting in the center of the escutcheon
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Origin and Etymology of pairle
French, probably alteration of Old French paile mantle, pall, from Latin pallium
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