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Canting arms
Canting Cant"ing, a. Speaking in a whining tone of voice; using technical or religious terms affectedly; affectedly pious; as, a canting rogue; a canting tone. -- Cant"ing*ly, adv. -- Cant"ing*ness, n. Canting arms, Canting heraldry (Her.), bearings in the nature of a rebus alluding to the name of the bearer. Thus, the Castletons bear three castles, and Pope Adrian IV. (Nicholas Breakspeare) bore a broken spear.

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- Canting arms are heraldic bearings that represent the bearer's name (or, less often, some attribute or function) in a visual pun or rebus. The expression...
- mottoes and canting arms. Contents Officials and law Duchy of Cornwall Cornish Symbolism A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Canting arms Supporters...
- a boat, since łódź in Polish means "boat" (thus, this is an example of canting arms). Media related to Flags of Łódź at Wikimedia Commons v t e v t e...
- Look up cant in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Cant, CANT, canting, or canted may refer to: Cant (language), a secret language Beurla Reagaird, a language...
- each other, the two branches generally remained friendly. In heraldry, canting arms are a visual or pictorial depiction of a surname, and were and still...
- the canting arms of Morese, Negri, Saraceni, etc., or in the case of Frederick II, possibly to demonstrate the reach of his empire. Even the arms of Pope...
- Providence in a Jewish cemetery in Kamienna Góra Eye of Providence in the canting arms of the Jauch family (motto: "Lord thou shalt guide me with thy counsel"...
- becoming gold in a castle. European heraldry contains the technique of canting arms, which can be considered punning. Visual puns on the bearer's name are...
- ****igned Arthur a dragon on his helmet and standard, which is possibly canting arms on Arthur's father's name, Uther Pendragon. Geoffrey also ****igned Arthur...
- an armorial device do not have rights or claims to any arms themselves. In heraldry, canting arms are a visual or pictorial play on a surname, and were...