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In [[heraldry]], a '''cross fitchy''' is any [[cross]] whose lower point has been converted into a long point. The term fitchyderives from the [[French]] for fixed, and indicates a cross that would be stuck into the ground. The cross represented here is a cross fitchy flory, because the other three points are that of a [[cross flory]].
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In [[heraldry]], a '''cross fitchy''' is any [[cross]] whose lower point has been converted into a long point. The term "fitchy" derives from the [[French]] for fixed, and indicates a cross that would be stuck into the ground. The cross represented here is a cross fitchy flory, because the other three points are that of a [[cross flory]].
  
 
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[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Latest revision as of 23:11, 17 October 2005

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In heraldry, a cross fitchy is any cross whose lower point has been converted into a long point. The term "fitchy" derives from the French for fixed, and indicates a cross that would be stuck into the ground. The cross represented here is a cross fitchy flory, because the other three points are that of a cross flory.