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A point at the centre of a shield.
- ‘This is an ordinary formed by two semi-circular lines, one of which starts at the dexter chief, curves outward toward the fess point, and then back to end at the dexter base. www.motherbedford.com/Heraldry04.htm -’
- ‘Our correspondent was surprised for he had used Burke's General Armory of 1884 in which the blazon locates the mullet at the fess point rather than the centre chief point.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.