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Italian heraldic dictionary


Image of the heraldic term: Sbarra
honorable piece a third of the shield wide which has the ends in the upper left and lower right cantons; it can be in a higher than normal position ("riser"), of a smaller width ("diminished"), with opposite battlements ("double-engineered") or alternating ("counter-engineered"), corrugated ("wave"), or it may not arrive at the edges of the shield ("retreat").
Images taken from the valuable work "Raccolta Ceramelli Papiani"