adjective \ˈti(ə)rst, ˈtiəst\

Definition of tierced


  1. :  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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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