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  • noun Plural form of bordure.


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  • This rule does not apply to bordures, nor very stringently to augmentations or crests, and it is not so rigidly enforced in Foreign as in British Heraldry.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry Charles Boutell 1844

  • _bordures_ are used, more usually, however, the _bordure wavy_ being employed.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry Charles Boutell 1844

  • Ce manuscrit, d'un prix inestimable, est ecrit en lettres rondes sur un vélin très blanc "--" il est decoré de très belles capitales, de guirlandes superbes de fleurs, de culs-de-lampe, & de 12 bordures ornées d'oiseaux, d'insectes, de fleurs et de lames d'or très brillant. "

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance Thomas Frognall Dibdin 1811


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