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Dictionary of Vexillology: Appendix VII

Variations of Cotticed

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Cottice (Cotise or Cost)
A narrow band or stripe (or bendlet) on either side of a charge, but separated from it by a narrow strip of field - usually only applied to a bend, but sometimes also to fess, pale, and chevron.


Cottices (or Cotises)
A term used to describe two or more narrow bands or stripes on either side of a charge as for cost - usually only applied to a bend but also sometimes to other charges (see cost/cottice).


Cotticed (Cotised or Double-Cotticed/Cotised)
(adj) A charge that has two cottices (or a pair) on either side, thus a bend between two cottices is described as a bend cotticed.

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