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In [[heraldry]] a '''stain''' is one of a number of different colours not included as one of the seven normal solid-field [[tincture]]s. The three stains usually referred to in [[period]] heraldry are [[tenn]], [[murrey]] and [[sanguine]]. Use of these on the arms of [[nobility]] was thought to indicate a stain on the bearer's honour, and were therefore used for [[abatement]]s.
 
In [[heraldry]] a '''stain''' is one of a number of different colours not included as one of the seven normal solid-field [[tincture]]s. The three stains usually referred to in [[period]] heraldry are [[tenn]], [[murrey]] and [[sanguine]]. Use of these on the arms of [[nobility]] was thought to indicate a stain on the bearer's honour, and were therefore used for [[abatement]]s.
   
Including more modern inclusions, the list of stains is:
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Including more modern additions, the list of stains is:
   
 
*Bleu-celeste (sky-blue)
 
*Bleu-celeste (sky-blue)

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