Difference between revisions of "Semé"

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In [[heraldry]], if a [[field]] is strewn with many items of the same [[charge]] it is referred to as '''sem'''.
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In [[heraldry]], if a [[field]] is strewn with many items of the same [[charge]] it is referred to as '''sem'''. This is treated as a field, not as a field with a number of charges on it.
   
 
==Exceptions==
 
==Exceptions==
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There are several occasions where rather than saying '''sem of charge''' we say something else.
 
There are several occasions where rather than saying '''sem of charge''' we say something else.
   
* a sem of [[cross crosslet]]s is called [[crucilly]]
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* a sem of [[cross crosslet]]s is called [[crusilly]]
 
* a sem of [[goutte]]s is called goutty or goutt
 
* a sem of [[goutte]]s is called goutty or goutt
* a sem of [[fleur de lis]] is called [[fleury]]
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* a sem of [[fleur de lis]] is called [[semy de lis]]
 
* a sem of [[billet]]s is called [[billety]]
 
* a sem of [[billet]]s is called [[billety]]
   

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