Gyron
Gyron Gy"ron (j[imac]"r[o^]n), n. [F. giron; of German origin. See {Gore} a piece of cloth.] (Her.) A subordinary of triangular form having one of its angles at the fess point and the opposite side at the edge of the escutcheon. When there is only one gyron on the shield it is bounded by two lines drawn from the fess point, one horizontally to the dexter side, and one to the dexter chief corner. [1913 Webster]

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  • gyron — /juy reuhn, ron/, n. Heraldry. a subordinary having the form of a triangle, usually equal to half a quarter of the escutcheon, with its apex at the fess point. [1565 75; < MF, OF giron gusset < OHG gero; c. GORE3] * * * …   Universalium

  • gyron — noun A triangular form having an angle at the fess point and the opposite side at the edge of the escutcheon …   Wiktionary

  • Gyron — Her. A triangle whose apex touches the *fess point of a shield. Cf. next …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • gyron — [ dʒʌɪr(ə)n] noun Heraldry a triangular ordinary formed by two lines from the edge of the shield meeting at the fess point at 45 degrees. Origin C16: from OFr. giron gusset …   English new terms dictionary

  • gyron — gy·ron …   English syllables

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