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Or is the heraldic term for gold or yellow. (The two are interchangeable, as far as heraldic usage is concerned.) In SCA heraldry, it is blazoned Or, with the first letter capitalized.

According to The Blazon of Gentrie it signifies the following:

  1. Planets: The Sun
  2. Precious Stones: Topaz and Chrysolith
  3. Virtues: Faith and Constancy
  4. Celestial signs: Leo
  5. Months: July
  6. Days of the Week: Sunday
  7. Ages of Man: Young age of adolescence, from 14 till 20 years
  8. Flowers: The Marigold
  9. Elements: Air
  10. Seasons of the Year: Spring
  11. Complexions: Sanguine
  12. Numbers: 1, 2, 3
  13. Metals: Gold

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