The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

CANTING ARMS [1 record]

Record 1 1999-02-16


Subject field(s)
  • Heraldry

Armes parlantes or canting arms are such as are adapted from the name of the person who bears them, e.g., Bells for Bell.


  • Héraldique

Des figures des trois rocs d'échiquier, armes parlantes des familles de Rochis, de Rechis et di Réchis.


Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2021
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau


Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

The Language Portal’s writing tools have a new look! Easy to consult, they give you access to a wealth of information that will help you write better in English and French.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: