Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Dovetailed

Dovetailed Line §

Complex line resembling an interlocking carpentry joint. Conflicts with other “square” lines.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line resembling the crenellations atop a castle wall. Conflicts with other “square” lines.

A two-sided charge embattled has indentations on its upper edge only. A charge embattled on both sides is blazoned “embattled counter-embattled” if the indentations are synchronized

(e.g., both go up at the same point) or “bretessed” if they are opposite.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line resembling the crenellations atop a castle wall.

Conflicts with other “square” lines.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a semicircular profile. Conflicts with other “jagged” lines. An ordinary blazoned “engrailed” looks like it has “cups”

or concave indents taken out of it, while one that is

“invected” has pointy indentations driven into it.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a series of fleurs de lys.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with an alternating series of fleurs de lys.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a triangular zig-zag. Conflicts with other “jagged” lines.

A charge embattled on both sides is blazoned “dancetty” if the indentations are synchronized (e.g., both go up at the same point).

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a triangular zig-zag. Conflicts with other “jagged” lines.

A charge embattled on both sides is blazoned “dancetty” if the indentations are synchronized (e.g., both go up at the same point).

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a series of zigzags capped by fleurs de lys.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with meandering curve. Said to resemble a cloud.

Conflicts with other “wavy” lines.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with meandering curve. Said to resemble a cloud.

Conflicts with other “wavy” lines.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with meandering curve. Said to resemble a cloud. Conflicts with other “wavy” lines.

This variety with double bumps is known in German as "doppelwolkenförmig.”

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with meandering curve. Said to resemble a cloud. Conflicts with other “wavy” lines.

This variety with interlocking meanders is found in German armory.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown. (Arms of von Wolckhenstain.)

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line said to resemble a series of square crutches. Conflicts with other “square” lines.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line said to resemble a series of cut-off tree branches.

Conflicts with other “square” lines.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line said to resemble flames or rays of the sun. Conflicts with other “long” lines.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a series of alternating trefoils.

Source: Wikimedia Commons. Artist: Care. License: Public domain.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a series of alternating trefoils.

Source: Wikimedia Commons. Artist: Care. License: Public domain.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line patterned after a series of vair bells. Conflicts with other “jagged” lines.

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a sine-wave or alternating semicircular profile.

Conflicts with other “wavy” lines.

Also blazoned “undy.”

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a sine-wave or alternating semicircular profile.

Conflicts with other “wavy” lines.

Also blazoned “undy.”

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Dovetailed Line §

Complex line with a sine-wave or alternating semicircular profile.

Conflicts with other “wavy” lines.

Also blazoned “undy.”

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Per Bend Dovetailed §

Equal field division. May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

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Per Bend Sinister Dovetailed §

Equal field division. May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

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Per Chevron Dovetailed §

Equal field division. May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Illustrator: Vémundr Syvursson.

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Per Fess Dovetailed §

Equal field division. May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

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Per Pale Dovetailed §

Equal field division. May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

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Bordure Dovetailed §

Peripheral ordinary.

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Saltire Dovetailed §

A central ordinary.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

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Label Dovetailed (1) §

A strap with hanging points. Also blazoned a “label couped.”

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

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Label Dovetailed (2) §

A strap with hanging points. Also blazoned a “label couped.”

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