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This heraldry dictionary is based on the works of Elvin (edited by Marvin Beatty) from his original manuscript of 1879. Corrections have been made, and additions from the Armorial Gold Library have been added. You are welcome to use this heraldry dictionary as a reference tool without fee. This is copyrighted material and as such may not be reproduced in "any way" without the expressed written permission of Armorial Gold. Thank You for your Cooperation.

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Yard or Yard-Measure. Depicted as a round rod, with divisions of measurement marked thereon.

Yare. See Weir.

Yarn, Quill of. See Quill.

Yates. An old term for Gates.

Yellow. Used in painting, instead of gold.

Yeoman. The degree below that of Gentleman, and above that of Artificer, or labourer.

Ynde. Or Inde. Azure.

Yoke. Or Ox-Yoke. Also termed a Double Ox-Yoke.

York-Herald. See Herald's College.

York, Rose of. A white rose.

Yorkist Badge and Collar. Formed of Suns and Roses, linked together with chains. The White Lion Badge is generally attached to the Collar, and forms a pendant to it.

Yssuinge. Issuing.

 

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