Definition of Alerions

1. Noun. (plural of alerion) ¹



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Definition of Alerions

1. alerion [n] - See also: alerion

Lexicographical Neighbors of Alerions

aleph-null
aleph-one
aleph-zero
aleph number
alephs
alepidote
alepidotes
alepine
alepines
alepole
alepoles
aleptinemia
alerce
alerces
alerion
alerions (current term)
alert
alert five
alerted
alerter
alertest
alerting
alertly
alertness
alertnesses
alerts
ales
aleshop
aleshops
alestake

Literary usage of Alerions

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. English Heraldry: With Four Hundred and Fifty Illus. Drawn and Engraved on by Charles Boutell (1907)
"209, in the Arms of the Duchy of LORRAINE,—Or, on a Bend gu. three alerions arg.: and this device the Dukes of Lorraine are said to have borne in ..."

2. The American Historical Magazine by Publishing Society of New York, Americana Society (1908)
"... are ducks without beaks and feet, as alerions and martlets, and are distinguished thus: alerions are always displayed and full-faced; ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... aeon- temporary of Louis le Jeune, with a cross between four alerions on his shield, and another in whch the cross is charged with roundels, Mathieu, ..."

4. Storied Windows: A Traveller's Introduction to the Study of Old Church Glass by Arthur J. de Havilland Bushnell (1914)
"Over the north door is the Vitrail des alerions, ie, "window of the Eaglets," so called because the tracery is filled with azure ..."

5. Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art with Special Reference to Their Use by John Vinycomb (1906)
"They are first found in the arms of Lorraine, which are blazoned or, on a bend gules, three alerions argent, and are said to be assumed in commemoration of ..."

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