Invected In*vec"ted, a. [L. invectus carried in. See {Inveigh}.] (Her.) Having a border or outline composed of semicircles with the convexity outward; -- the opposite of {engrailed}. [1913 Webster]

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  • invected — /in vek tid/, adj. Heraldry. 1. noting an edge of a charge, as an ordinary, consisting of a series of small convex curves. 2. (of a charge, as an ordinary) having such an edge: a chevron invected. Cf. engrailed. [1635 45; < L invect(us) driven… …   Universalium

  • invected — having a border or edge comprised of semicircles, distally convex, e.g. the frilly lip margin of some fishes such as the cyprinid Garra. Opposite of engrailed …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • invected — 1. adjective having a border consistng of semicircles with the convex part outwards; scalloped 2. verb inveighed …   Wiktionary

  • Invected — Her. Describes the scalloped pattern on a stripe or *fess across a shield. Cf. Engrailed …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • invected — adjective Heraldry having convex semicircular projections along the edge. Compare with engrailed. Origin C17: from L. invehect , invehere carry in + ed2 …   English new terms dictionary

  • invected — in·vect·ed …   English syllables

  • invected — (ˈ)in|vektə̇d, ənˈv adjective Etymology: Latin invectus (past participle of invehere to carry in, bring in) + English ed (I) heraldry : edged by convex semicircles or arcs : scalloped compare engrailed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Line (heraldry) — EngrailedA chief enarched indented throughout in the arms of SawbridgeworthBretesséA fess wavy in the arms of Welwyn HatfieldNebulyA chief embattled in the arms of LetchworthIndented The lines of partition used to divide and vary fields and… …   Wikipedia

  • Division of the field — In heraldry, the field (background) of a shield can be divided into more than one area of different tinctures, usually following the lines of one of the ordinaries and carrying its name (e.g. a shield divided in the shape of a chevron is said to… …   Wikipedia

  • Metropolitan Borough of Oldham — For the settlement, see Oldham. Metropolitan Borough of Oldham   Metropolitan borough   Oldham Civic Centre …   Wikipedia

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