Canadian Heraldic Dictionary

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Term Source Meaning Illustration
Jaeger 22 Wing, RCAF (Badge) Vol III, P 370 The Jaeger is a seabird that breeds in the High Arctic, spending most of its time over the water, feeding on small fish.
Jester Mirvish, E., Vol II, P 379 The Jester was originally an itinerant performer who entertained common folk at fairs and markets. They were also sometimes employed as Court Jesters, to entertain royalty or high-ranking noblemen. They typically wore brightly-coloured clothes and eccentric hats. The jester in heraldry refers usually to comedy or to drama in general.

 
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