2) A term sometimes used to describe the detail lines within a charge
or a figure – but see ‘garnished’ and
‘masoned’ (also ‘charge 1)’.
3) In heraldry a term for the lining (either fur or fabric) of a mantle or pavilion - see ‘mantle’ and ‘pavilion’.
4) A heraldic term also used if a bear or greyhound has a line affixed to
its collar (see also ‘gorged’).
1) Flag-like images that are intended to link together communities which speak the same language
irrespective of national boundaries, and which are usually an amalgam of the national flags concerned
- an amalgam or amalgam language flag (see also
‘combined flag’ and
‘patchwork flag 1)’ ).
2) Flags that are intended to represent a link through the use of a common natural language,
generally (but not invariably) countries previously held by colonial ties – such as that of the Francophonie.
3) Flags that are intended to represent one of the constructed languages, for example Esperanto.
4) Flag images, usually (but not invariably) those of national flags, which are used on the Internet
(and on other documentation) to indicate in which languages the material on a particular site are available
for the convenience of the reader.
Please note with regard to 1) that these images do not (as far as is known) exist in cloth.
A term sometimes used in heraldic blazoning to describe the windows and/or door of a
castle, tower or other building, particularly when these are shown in a different tincture
(see also ‘tinctures’ and ‘tower-towered’).