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Meaning of VERT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vert\, n. [F., green, from L. viridis. See {Verdant}, and
cf. {Verd}.]
1. (Eng. Forest Law)
   (a) Everything that grows, and bears a green leaf, within
       the forest; as, to preserve vert and venison is the
       duty of the verderer.
   (b) The right or privilege of cutting growing wood.

2. (Her.) The color green, represented in a drawing or
   engraving by parallel lines sloping downward toward the
   right.

 

 

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