Counterfleury Coun"ter*fleu`ry (koun"t?r-fl?`r?), a. [F. contrefleuri.] (Her.) Counterflory. [1913 Webster]

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  • counterfleury — coun·ter·fleury …   English syllables

  • counterfleury — adjective see counterflory …   Useful english dictionary

  • fleury counterfleury — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : flory counterflory …   Useful english dictionary

  • Counterflory — Coun ter*flo ry ( fl? r?), a. [See {Counterfleury}.] (Her.) Adorned with flowers (usually fleurs de lis) so divided that the tops appear on one side and the bottoms on the others; said of any ordinary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • counterflory — adjective decorated with fleurs de lis or other floral motifs arranged in pairs opposite each other: especially on opposite sides of a border on a shield or banner Syn: counterfleury, counter flowered See Also: flory …   Wiktionary

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