roundel

Primary Meanings of roundel

1.
n
English form of rondeau having three triplets with a refrain after the first and third
2.
n
round piece of armor plate that protects the armpit
Full Definitions of roundel
1

n English form of rondeau having three triplets with a refrain after the first and third

Type of:
rondeau, rondel
a French verse form of 10 or 13 lines running on two rhymes; the opening phrase is repeated as the refrain of the second and third stanzas
2

n round piece of armor plate that protects the armpit

Type of:
armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, plate armor, plate armour
specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire

n (heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle

“a hollow roundel
Synonyms:
annulet
Type of:
armorial bearing, bearing, charge, heraldic bearing
heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield

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