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[awrl] /ɔrl/


Armor. a thick roll of cloth or leather on a helmet forming a base for an ornamental crest.
Also called orlet, O01/O0161800 awr-ley, ɔrˈleɪorlo. Architecture.

(heraldry) a border around a shield


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