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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.