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bordure

[bawr-jer] /ˈbɔr dʒər/
noun, Heraldry.
1.
the area adjacent to the outer edges of an escutcheon.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see border
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British Dictionary definitions for bordure

bordure

/ˈbɔːdjʊə/
noun
1.
(heraldry) the outer edge of a shield, esp when decorated distinctively
Word Origin
C15: from Old French; see border
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