Ass, (fr. âne): this animal in theoretical heraldry is emblematical of patience, but appears mainly to be used in arms as punning upon the name. The Mule is sometimes named, (but erroneously in arms of MOYLE. See under Bull).
Sable, an ass argent--ASSIL.
Argent, a fesse between three asses passant sable--ASKEWE.
Sable, a fesse between three asses passant argent--AYSCOUGH, Bp. of Salisbury, 1438-50.
Argent, an ass's head erased sable--HOLKNELL.
Gules, an ass(or mule) passant within a border argent--MOYLE, Kent.
Sable, a fesse ermine between three mules passant argent--STOMPE, Berks.