Quatre-foil

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Quatre-foil Fr. Quatre-feuille = Quarterfoil.
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Usage

In literature:

They were either plain or quatre-foiled.
"English Villages" by P. H. Ditchfield
The shield above is pierced with a bold quatre-foil.
"Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys" by Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
The surface is enriched with three bands of quatre-foiled work, and the angles are decorated throughout with ball-flower ornament.
"Ecclesiastical Curiosities" by Various
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