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Italian heraldic dictionary


Image of the heraldic term: Troncato
shield divided into two equal parts by a horizontal straight line passing through the center; this line can be zigzag ("cuneato"), wavy ("wavy"), flame-like ("flaming"), long waves ("grafted"), battlements ("crenellated"), broken into a shape of echelon. It can also be said of a patch or other figure, instead of a shield.
Images taken from the valuable work "Raccolta Ceramelli Papiani"