PALET

Etymology

Noun

palet (plural palets)

(heraldiccharge) A perpendicular band upon an escutcheon, one half the breadth of the pale.

Anagrams

• -petal, Patel, Plate, leapt, lepta, pelta, petal, plate, platé, pleat, tepal

Source: Wiktionary


Pal"et, n. Etym: [See Palea.] (Bot.)

Definition: Same as Palea.

Pa"let, n. Etym: [Dim. of pale. See Pale a stake.] (Her.)

Definition: A perpendicular band upon an escutcheon, one half the breadth of the pale.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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