Estoile of eight points
Estoile Es`toile", n. [OF.] (Her.) A six-pointed star whose rays are wavy, instead of straight like those of a mullet. [Written also {['e]toile}.] [1913 Webster]

{Estoile of eight points}, a star which has four straight and four wavy rays.

{Estoile of four points}. Same as {Cross estoil['e]}, under {Cross}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Estoile of four points — Estoile Es toile , n. [OF.] (Her.) A six pointed star whose rays are wavy, instead of straight like those of a mullet. [Written also {[ e]toile}.] [1913 Webster] {Estoile of eight points}, a star which has four straight and four wavy rays.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Estoile — Es toile , n. [OF.] (Her.) A six pointed star whose rays are wavy, instead of straight like those of a mullet. [Written also {[ e]toile}.] [1913 Webster] {Estoile of eight points}, a star which has four straight and four wavy rays. {Estoile of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 'etoile — Estoile Es toile , n. [OF.] (Her.) A six pointed star whose rays are wavy, instead of straight like those of a mullet. [Written also {[ e]toile}.] [1913 Webster] {Estoile of eight points}, a star which has four straight and four wavy rays.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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