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Definition of Chevron


  1. One of the nine honorable ordinaries, consisting of two broad bands of the width of the bar, issuing, respectively from the dexter and sinister bases of the field and conjoined at its center.
  2. A distinguishing mark, above the elbow, on the sleeve of a non-commissioned officer's coat.
  3. A zigzag molding, or group of moldings, common in Norman architecture.

Chevron Translations

chevron in German is Sparren