Fesse per. Party per Fesse. Divides the field horizontally through the middle ; it was anciently called Fessely.
Observe that Per-Fesse is quite sufficientin blazon. See P. 2, f. 2 and 3. The per fesse line is subject to all the accidental forms of crooked lines, as Per-Fesse engrailed, wavy, etc. e.g. Per Fesse Crenelle. P. 4, f. 33. Per Fessa Dovetail, f. 37. Per fesse Dancettee. f . 3t6 ; and Per Fesse Indented, f. 35. Per-Fesse Wavy. P. 22, f. 13. P. 4, etc.