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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 Illus. 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 previewHistoric Devices, Badges, and War-cries (1870)

by Mrs. Bury Palliser

these arms, and it is curious that a * " The alerion is an eagle displayed, [>crft ct anagram exists iu " Alcrion " and without ...

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 previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

ALERION or ALLERION, in Heraldry , ...

Google previewDictionary of Heraldry (2009)

by Charles Norton Elvin, Elvin

Allerion, Alerion, or Allette. A fabulous bird represented without beak or legs. P. 33, f. 30. Alliance Arms of. Are those impaled or borne in an escutcheon of pretence to denote alliances formed by marriage, and the arms taken by the issue of an ...

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)

1: [AB-BYZ].

ALERION, or ALLERION, in heraldry. See ALLEntou. ALESSANO, a town os the kingdom os Nactplcs, situated about twelves miles ...

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: 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 (1771)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan in which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and the Various Technical Terms, Etc., are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet by Society of Gentlemen in Scotland

ALERION, or A1.Ln.ioN, in heraldry. See ALt.t-:non. ALESSANO, a town os the kingdom of Naples, situated about twelvcs miles well os the 'city Otranto. ALESSIO, a town os European Turky, in the province of Albania, situated near the mouth ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science and Technical Terms Used in Philosophy, Literature, Professions, Commerce, Arts, and Trades (1884)

by W. M. Buchanan

The word is also written alerion. Aix-recBS, a game at cards played by two or fuur persona ; so called from possession of the four honours by one person, who is then said to have all four*. All-hallows, all-saints '-day : the first day of November, ...

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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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