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Definition of the noun alerion

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noun - plural: alerions

  1. [heraldry] A heraldic eagle, especially one depicted without legs and beak.

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Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1909)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley

The alerion is an eagle minus beak and claws . The hawk ...

Google previewThe Story of Cirrus Flux (2010)

by Matthew Skelton

"Alerion is a mighty powerful creature. Though it ain't muscle alone that's keeping us aloft. It's the power of ...

Google previewCurious Creatures in Zoology (1890)

With 130 Illustrations Throughout the Text by John Ashton

The Alerion is a small bird of the eagle tribe, heraldi- cally depicted as without beak or feet. Butler in " Hudibras " writes — " Like a bird of paradise, Or herald's Martlet, has no legs, Nor hatches young ones, nor lays eggs." The Bird of Paradise ...

Google previewHerreshoff Sailboats

by Gregory O. Jones

(The name Alerion is a term from heraldry, referring to an eagle displayed with wings spread.) The owner of Niagara, Howard Gould, was also a part-owner of Vigilant, the successful Herreshoff-designed America's Cup defender in 1 893, ...

Google previewThe Academy and Literature (1874)

the alerion is a bird larger than an eagle, of which there is but one pair in the world. They live sixty years and then lay two eggs, after the hatching of which they fly to the sea and drown themselves, the young ones being nursed by other birds ...

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Alerion: Mythical beast Attribute: Sacrifice, Spiritual leadership Pantheon: Gaelic Aleuromancy: (a-LOOR-uh-MAN-see) Divination of 31.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

ALERION, or Allerion, in heraldry. See Alle- tlON. • ALESSANO, a town of the kingdom of Naples, situated about twelves miles west ...

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)

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ALERION, or Alle Rio N, in heraldry. See AlleR 1 on. ALESSANO, a town of the kingdom of Naples, situated about twelves miles west of the city Otranto. ALESSIO, a town of European Turky, in the province of Albania, situated near the mouth of ...

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (1975)

by Hans Kurath

callid alerion or a merlion, which hath no feete to go on the grounde, but all hir movyng is on hir wynges. merlucor, comp. of merliche. mer-maid(e -• mer(e- maid (e. mer -maiden -• mer(e-maiden. mermidon -• Mirmidon. mer-min -• mer(e-min.

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ALERION, in heraldry.

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Alerion Meaning

Video shows what alerion means. A heraldic eagle, especially one depicted without legs and beak.. Alerion Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of A1L1E1R1I1O1N1

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