Definition of Gyron

1. n. 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.



Definition of Gyron

1. Noun. (heraldiccharge) A triangular form having an angle at the fess point and the opposite side at the edge of the escutcheon. ¹

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Definition of Gyron

1. a heraldic design [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyron

gyrolite
gyrolites
gyroma
gyromagnetic
gyromagnetic effect
gyromagnetic ratio
gyromancy
gyromata
gyrometric
gyromidpoint
gyromidpoints
gyromitra
gyromitrin
gyromotion
gyron (current term)
gyronic
gyronny
gyrons
gyroparallelogram
gyroparallelograms
gyrophototactic
gyrophototaxis
gyropilot
gyropilots
gyroplane
gyroplanes
gyroquadrilateral
gyroquadrilaterals
gyroradii

Literary usage of Gyron

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1. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1876)
"The oldest gyron and his son had quitted the inheritance of the throne of Gaul, in order to devote themselves to knight errantry, which they had in turn ..."

2. Historic Survey of German Poetry: Interspersed with Various Translations by William Taylor (1830)
"gyron unluckily has now caught from Sir Lac the love with which the lady herself had not been able to inspire him; his heart gives way to the temptation ..."

3. Historic Survey of German Poetry: Interspersed with Various Translations by William Taylor (1830)
"gyron unluckily has now caught from Sir Lac the love with which the lady herself had not been able to inspire him; his heart gives way to the temptation ..."

4. English Heraldry: With Four Hundred and Fifty Illus. Drawn and Engraved on by Charles Boutell (1907)
"... the Billet, the gyron, and the Frette. The Canton, by the early Heralds commonly styled the " Quarter," sometimes has been grouped with the Ordinaries. ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"gyron, though he had resolved to kill him, spares him for courtesy, and then rescues him from a giant immediately after. The incidental parts are a story of ..."

6. Electricity: What is It? by W. Denham Verschoyle (1908)
"We thus see that the first and most important static effect produced by any gyron upon any other would be attractive, but that under conditions, ..."

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