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In [[heraldry]], the '''pale''' is an [[ordinary]] in the shape of a thick vertical line.
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In [[heraldry]], the '''pale''' is an [[ordinary]] in the shape of a thick vertical line. <br>
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Traditionally (or pedantically) the pale is supposed to take up the middle third of the shield.
   
 
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[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Revision as of 17:55, 20 October 2004

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In heraldry, the pale is an ordinary in the shape of a thick vertical line.
Traditionally (or pedantically) the pale is supposed to take up the middle third of the shield.