cadency[ keyd-n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF cadency
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CADENCY
In modern English cadency, the difference of the second son, or house.
The first crosslet is charged with an annulet, probably as a mark of cadency.
The Mounteneys further difference their common arms, for Cadency, after this manner.
This point will be treated more fully under "Marks of Cadency."
Shakespeare's son-in-law bore the talbots' heads only, which may merely have been a mark of cadency.
The martlet is the appropriate “difference” or mark of cadency for the fourth son.
I must be content to illustrate these various forms of Cadency with a few examples only.
The rule is also disregarded entirely as regards augmentations and Scottish cadency bordures.
When any charge, ordinary, or mark of cadency surmounts a single object, that object is termed "debruised" by that ordinary.
In England, crests are theoretically subject to marks of cadency and difference.