Definition of Enfiled

1. p. a. Having some object, as the head of a man or beast, impaled upon it; as, a sword which is said to be "enfiled of" the thing which it pierces.



Definition of Enfiled

1. Adjective. (heraldry) Having some object, such as the head of a man or beast, impaled upon it. ¹

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Definition of Enfiled

1. in heraldry, thrust through like a sword [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enfiled

enfettered
enfettering
enfetters
enfever
enfevered
enfevering
enfevers
enfierce
enfierced
enfierces
enfilade
enfilade fire
enfiladed
enfilades
enfilading
enfiled (current term)
enfire
enfired
enfires
enfiring
enfix
enfixed
enfixes
enfixing
enflame
enflamed
enflames
enflaming
enflesh
enfleshed

Literary usage of Enfiled

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1. The British Herald Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility & Gentry ...by Thomas Robson by Thomas Robson (1830)
"... holding a sword in pale, enfiled with a savage's head couped. lU.iTi, N, gu. on a fesse az. three ..."

2. History of Scottish Seals from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century, with by Walter de Gray Birch (1905)
"... of Scotland, enfiled with a crown (that on the dexter flag uncertain). In base, on the mount, with herbage, on which the supporters are ..."

3. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"Gules, three keys enfiled with as many crowns or—Robert ... Azure, a sword palewise argent, enfiled in chief by a dexter hand ..."

4. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"Sa. a crosier in pale or enfiled with a buck's head cabossed arg. (attired gu.,Leland, Collect, i, 80). Cistercian Abbey at BUCKFASTLEIGH ОГ ..."

5. Heraldic Badges by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies (1907)
"Badge —three ostrich feathers enfiled by a coronet of crosses ... Badges—(i) a plume of three ostrich feathers argent, enfiled by a ..."

6. Diary of the Marches of the Royal Army During the Great Civil War by Richard Symonds, Charles Edward Long (1859)
"A standard sable, bearing for device, on a mound vert a column erect proper, surmounted by a crown enfiled by a sceptre in bend dexter and a naked sword in ..."

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