from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry: Divided into billets: same as barry paly: said of the field. Also called billety counter-billety.
  • Strewed all over with billets. It is usual to arrange the billets alternately, each coming under a space, and the reverse.


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  • Heraldry. Semé of billets, i.e. sewn or sprinkled with small upright oblongs. Also known as billetty.

    September 5, 2008