Orle
Orle Orle, n. [F. orle an orle, a fillet, fr. LL. orla border, dim. of L. ora border, margin.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Her.) A bearing, in the form of a fillet, round the shield, within, but at some distance from, the border. [1913 Webster]

2. (Her.) The wreath, or chaplet, surmounting or encircling the helmet of a knight and bearing the crest. [1913 Webster]

{In orle}, round the escutcheon, leaving the middle of the field vacant, or occupied by something else; -- said of bearings arranged on the shield in the form of an orle. [1913 Webster]


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