Roundels (disks) are sometimes blazoned by names that imply their color.
|Argent||White/Silver||Plate||a silver coin|
|Azure||Blue||Hurt||a hurtleberry or a bruise|
|Gules||Red||Torteau||a cake, tart or loaf of bread|
|Or||Yellow/Gold||Bezant||a gold coin|
|Purpure||Purple||Golpe||a wound or a grape|
|Sable||Black||Pellet/Ogress||a cannon shot|
|Vert||Green||Pomme||an apple or an olive|
|Wavy bands of
Argent & Azure
|White & Blue||Fountain||a body of water|
What some roundels represent has varied over time.
A picture of tinctured roundels can be found
(created by Gotfrid von Schwaben).
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