Definition of Fleury

1. a. Finished at the ends with fleurs-de-lis; -- said esp. of a cross so decorated.



Definition of Fleury

1. Adjective. (heraldry especially of a cross) Finished at the ends with fleurs-de-lis. ¹

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Definition of Fleury

1. having the arms terminating in three leaves -- used of a heraldic cross [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleury

fletchings
fletiferous
fletton
flettons
fleur-de-lis
fleur-de-lys
fleur-de-lysed
fleur de sel
fleuret
fleurets
fleuron
fleurons
fleurs
fleurs-de-lis
fleurs de sel
fleury (current term)
flew
flew the coop
flew the nest
flewed
flews
flex
flex one's muscles
flexagon
flexagons
flexanimous
flexatone
flexatones
flexecutive
flexecutives

Literary usage of Fleury

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"No doubt there is much fabulous matter in the fleury accounts of the famous transfer, but we must remember they were written at the time when even good ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"fleury held office from June of 1781 to March of 1783. ... fleury found that the surplus implied in the Account did not exist even in time of peace, ..."

3. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1877)
"La Fayette says in his Memoirs that M. de fleury belonged to the ... The Quartermaster-General received orders to present M. de fleury with a horse, ..."

4. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1863)
"fleury The language held by the generals who declared in Algeria that they would act under ... fleury determined to find a military man capable of command, ..."

5. History of England, from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles by Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (1858)
"During the Regency fleury behaved with so much prudence and ... fleury would probably have found no difficulty in removing the Duke de Bourbon at an earlier ..."

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