Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


This is the earliest specimen of differencing I have met with.

Various charges may be placed on the points of Labels to extend their capacity for differencing.

They sin against the differencing grace, which appeared in their conversion.

Be ready to help the poor as well as the rich; differencing them no further than the public good requireth you to do.

Such a case is very unusual, as the use of the bend for differencing has long been obsolete.

The most usual method of differencing in Germany was by the alteration of the tinctures or by the alteration of the charges.

A similar mode of differencing occurs in the Lyon Register in many other families.

Abroad there is now no equivalent whatever to our methods of differencing the Royal Arms.

Differencing in Scotland is carried out on an entirely different basis from differencing in England.

From these figures, which are approximately correct, you will see the relative frequency of the various modes of differencing.