Orle meaning

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The inner border on an escutcheon, following the outline of the edge of the shield.
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(heraldry) A bordure which runs around the outline of a shield without touching the edge.
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(heraldry) The wreath, or chaplet, surmounting or encircling the helmet of a knight and bearing the crest.
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Origin of orle

From Old French (also modern) orle, from ourler "˜to hem', or from *orula, a diminutive of Latin ora "˜edge', probably from os, or- "˜mouth'.