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2 hands clasped
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4 crescents joined millsailwise
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abased
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acorn
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acorned
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addorsed, back-to-back
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alerion
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allumee (colour of eyes)
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amphisbaena
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anchor
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anchor plate
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annulet
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annulets
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ansated cross, ankh
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antlers, attires
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appointés
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arched
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arched and reversed
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armed
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armed (teeth)
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arranged, ordered, or transposed
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arrow
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arrow head
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at speed
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attired (stag)
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axe
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azure
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banded
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banner
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bar geme
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barbed (rose)
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barn owl
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barrulet
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barrulet
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barrulet, closet
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barry (of 6 pieces)
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barry of 4 pieces
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basilisk, cockatrice
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baston couped
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bat
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battle axe
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battle cry, slogan
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beaked
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bear
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bearded, wattled
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bedeviled
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bee
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bell
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bell (small and globular)
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belled
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bend
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bend sinister
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bendlet
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bendlet couped
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bendlet sinister
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bendlets
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bendy (of 14 pieces)
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bendy (of 6 pieces)
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bendy of 4 pieces
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bendy sinister
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bendy sinister counterchanged
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bezant
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billet
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bird
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blackbird
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boar
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boar head
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boar-spear
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bordure
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bretessed
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bridge
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broad pile
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broadsword
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broken
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buckle
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bull
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burely of 12
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bust
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byzantine cross
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caduceus
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caltrap
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canting arms
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canton
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canton
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canton charged with another
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cantoned
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caparison
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carnation
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cart-wheel
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castle
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cauldron
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celtic cross
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chalice
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chapé
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charging
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chaussé
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checky
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checky of 9 pieces
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chessrook
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chevron
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chevron and overall a chief
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chevronel
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chevronny
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chief
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chimera
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cinquefoil
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clapper
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claricord, clarion, rest
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claws
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cloud
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clover
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collared
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columbine
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column
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combatant
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combed
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comet
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compony
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concentric annulets
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conjoined
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conjoined in fess
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contourned
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coquatrice
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corded
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counter-barry
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counter-chevronny
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counter-embattled
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counter-ermines
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counter-paly
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counter-quartered
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counter-vair
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counterchanged
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couped
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couped at one end only
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couped dexter or sinister half, dimidated
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couped in chief
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covered
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covered cup
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cow
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coward (lion with its tail between its legs)
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cramp
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crampet
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cramponned
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crancelin
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crane
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créquier
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crescent
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cresset, beacon
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crest
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crined
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cross
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cross anchory, cross of hope
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cross barby
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cross couped
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cross crosslet
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cross fitchy
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cross fleuretty
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cross formy or patty
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cross fourchy
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cross fourchy
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cross fretty
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cross gironny
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cross gringolee
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Cross knotted
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cross of Toulouse
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cross patriarchal
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cross patty pointed
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cross pomy
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cross potent throughout
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cross raguly
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cross trefly
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crossbow
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crosslets
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crow, raven
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crown
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crowned
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crozier
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curry-comb
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dagger
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dancy, dancetty
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deer
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defamed (lion without tail)
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delf, square billet
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dexter
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dexter arm
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diamond
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diapered
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diminutives of the ordinaries
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disjointed
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dismembered, disjointed
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displayed
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dog, hound
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doloire, broad-axe
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dolphin
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double-headed
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dove
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dovetailed
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dragon, wyvern
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dragonnee
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duck
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eagle
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eaglet
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eagle’s leg
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ear (plant)
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edged
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emasculated (animal)
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embattled
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embattled in base
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embowed
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embrassé
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enflamed
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engrailed
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engrailed
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enquiry (arms of)
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enty
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eradicated (tree)
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erased (animal’s head)
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erect
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ermine
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ermine spot
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ermined
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escallop
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escarbuncle
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ewe
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external devices
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fabric wreath
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facetted
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fangs
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feathered
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fern
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fess
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fess point
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fess-pale
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fillet cross
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finned
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finned (tail)
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fire-steel, furison
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fish
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fishhook
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flail
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flambant, flammant, flaming
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flank
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flanked
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flanked
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flanks (rounded)
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fleur de lys
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fleur de lys couped
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fleury
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forked
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fountain, roundel-fountain
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fox
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fret
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fretty
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fructed
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full moon
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fur
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fusil
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fusilly
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galley
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garb
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garnished
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girdled (barrel)
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gironny
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gold
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gonfanon
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grady
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grenade, fire-ball
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greslier, hunting horn
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greyhound
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gridiron
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griffin, gryphon
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guidon
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gules
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gusset
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gyron
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gyronny of 6
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gyronny of 8
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halberd
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hand of justice
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hare
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harnessed, briddled
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harpoon
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harpy
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harrow
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hazelnuts (group of three)
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head caboshed
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helmet
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helmet
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hemp-bray, barnacle
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hexagramme
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hexagramme
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hillock, coupeau
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hilted
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hippogryph
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holding
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Holy Spirit (dove)
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honor point
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hooded (falcon)
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hook
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horn
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horned, armed
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horse
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horse-brays
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horseshoe
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hunting horn
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hydra
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ibex
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in chief
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in chief
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in his pride (peacock)
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increscent
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indented
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indented
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indented
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inescucheon
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interlaced, interwoven, braced
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invected
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inverted
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issuant
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issuing
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issuing from dexter flank
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issuing from sinister flank
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Jerusalem cross
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jessed (with leash, falcon)
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jousting lance
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kettle, morion, soldier's hat
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key
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knotted, nowed
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label
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lamb
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lance head
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langued (birds and domestic animals)
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langued (wild animals)
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latin cross
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leaved
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leopard rampant
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Lictor's fasces
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lime tree
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lion
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lion passant
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lion passant guardant, leopard
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lioncel
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lobster, crayfish
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lozenge
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lozengy
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mace
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mallet
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Maltese cross
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man head
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maned
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maniple
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mantle
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mantling
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marined
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martlet
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mascle
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masoned
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membered
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mermaid
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mill wheel
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millrind
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millrind (fer de moline)
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mitre
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moor’s head
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moose
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motto
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mound
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mound
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mount in base
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mountain with three hillocks
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mullet (of 5 points)
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mullet of 6 points
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mullet pierced
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naiant (swimming)
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nailed
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naissant
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narrow bordure
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narrow chief
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naturalistic fountain
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nebuly
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nettle leave
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nimbed
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nombril
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oak
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on the dexter
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on the sinister
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open hand
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orle
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osprey
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ouroboros
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over all
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owl
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ox
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paillé
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pale
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pale and chief
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pall
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pall reversed
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pallet, endorse
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palm
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paly
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paly (of 6 pieces)
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paly of 4 pieces
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panther
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papelonne
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party per chevron
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passant
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pavilion
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paviour's ram
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pegasus
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pentalpha
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per bend
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per bend abased
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per bend sinister
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per fess
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per fess the base per pale
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per pale
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per pale and the sinister per fess
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pheon, broad-arrow head
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phoenix
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pierced
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pile
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pile issuing from the base
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pilgrim’s staff
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placed (helmet)
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placed in
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ploughshare
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plumetty
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pointed at each end
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points
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pomegranate
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pommeted, pommy
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port colour
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portcullis
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portcullised
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proboscis, trunk
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proper, naturel
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pruning knife
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purpure
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quarter
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quartered per saltire
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quartered, quarterly
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quatrefoil
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ragged staff
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ragged, raguly
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rake
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ram
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rampant
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rampant
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rampant
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rays (x-pointed star)
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rear-regardant
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rearing
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recercely
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redorte
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reversed
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riband, fillet
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ribbon, motto-scroll
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rider, knight, horseman
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rinceaux
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ringed
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rising (bird)
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rooster with a lifted right leg
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rooster, cock
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rose
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rose bush
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roundel
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roundel per fess
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rows
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rustre
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sable
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sabre
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sail colour of a ship or attired (person)
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Saint Andrew’s cross
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salamander
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saliant
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saltire
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saltired couped
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saltirewise
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sarcely
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scale
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scallop shell
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scimitar
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scissors, shears
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scythe
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scythe-blade
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seahorse
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seeded (rose)
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sejant
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semy of
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serpent
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set in ...
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set in ...
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sewed
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shaft colour
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shakefork
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shears
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sheep
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shuttle
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silver
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sinister
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sinister arm
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smoke
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snail
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snake tail
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snake, wyvern
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spade
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spade, sword
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spear
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spindle
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spur
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squirrel
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stag's massacre
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stalked
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statant
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stringed (horn)
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sun
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supported
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supporters
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supporters
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supporters
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surmounted with a crosslet
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surmounting, debruised, oppressed
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swallowing
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swan
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swastika, fylfot
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tassel, fioccho
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tau cross
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terrace in base
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terrace in base abased
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three
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three bars couped
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thunderbolt
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tierced bendwise
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tierced fesswise
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tierced palewise
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tierced pallwise
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tierced per bend sinister
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timbre
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topped
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tower
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trefoil, threefoil
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trellissed, latticed
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tressure
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triskelion
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turreted
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tusked
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twig
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ubrated, entrailed (outline)
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unguled
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unharnessed
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unicorn
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urdy
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vair
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vairy
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vert
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vested
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vetu, a lozenge throughout
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vigilance
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vine
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vine-slip
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viroled (horn)
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vol, pair of wings
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vulny, piety (pelican)
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wake and ormond knot
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wall
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water lily (leaf)
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wavy, undy
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well
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wing
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winged
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with a male member
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with bell
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with guidon (lance)
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with hat
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with human face (crescent or sun)
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with mouth piece (horn)
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with trappers
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with trunk
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with window
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without claws
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without tail tongue and claws
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wolf
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wolf-hook
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wreathed (moor's head)
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wyvern
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yoke

 
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