tierced

adjective \ ˈti(ə)rst , ˈtiəst \

Definition of tierced

heraldry
: divided into three parts of different tinctures or bearing different coats of arms followed usually by an indication of the direction of the lines of partition
  • tierced in bend
  • tierced in fess
  • tierced bendwise

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Origin and Etymology of tierced

French tiercé + English -ed


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