Definition of Sexfoils

1. Noun. (plural of sexfoil) ¹

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Definition of Sexfoils

1. sexfoil [n] - See also: sexfoil

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Literary usage of Sexfoils

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1893)
"... three sexfoils argent (D'Arcy, impaling Barry of six argent and azure Grey of Wilton). On south side of tomb . I. A sexfoil between crosses ..."

2. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1883)
"... is repeated on the centre of the cross, which is almost of a pattee sort, or shape." Dugdale is not accurate; they are sexfoils on the seal. ..."

3. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward (1896)
"The field seems to have been sable, originally. In the earliest Heraldry, cinquefoils, sexfoils, and roses, are hardly distinguishable from each other, ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1860)
"Three sexfoils, 2 and 1. (? Darcy.) (6.) Quarterly o/"4, a bend sinister. (7.) Three crescents, 2 and 1. Rather of Eyther and Harewood. ..."

5. Gentleman's Magazine Library edited by George Laurence Gomme, Frank Alexander Milne, Lady A C Bickley, Mrs Alice Bertha Merck Gomme (1902)
"3. On a chief three crosses formy. 4. A fesse and label of five points. (? Birkin.) 5. Three sexfoils, 2 and 1. (? Darcy. ..."

6. Gothic Architecture in France, England, and Italy by Thomas Graham Jackson (1915)
"... the window is a composition of cusped figures, sexfoils, cinquefoils, quatrefoils, and trefoils, within circles, and circular curves, and the stone work ..."

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