"chevron" Definition

  1. n. One of the nine honorable ordinaries, consisting of two broad bands of the width of the bar, issuing, respectively from the dexter and sinister bases of the field and conjoined at its center.
  2. n. A distinguishing mark, above the elbow, on the sleeve of a non-commissioned officer's coat.
  3. n. A zigzag molding, or group of moldings, common in Norman architecture.

More About chevron

Position in dictionary: 16733 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "chevron": 4
Words that end with "chevron": 1
Words that contain "chevron": 4
Next words in dictionary: chevroned, chevronel, chevronwise, chevrotain, chevy, chew, chewed, chewer, chewet, chewing
Previous words in dictionary: chevrette, chevisance, cheviot, chevet, cheverliize, cheveril, cheventein, cheven, chevelure, cheve

English Dictionary Definition of chevron

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