Counterflory
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]

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