Barbed, (fr. barbé); bearded: an expression chiefly applied to the metal point of an arrow, sometimes also to the green leaves of a rose, when any of these are of a different tincture. By the French also to the gills of cocks, &c. A cross when 'barbed' is called a Cross barby.
Gules, three arrows argent, barbed or--Nicholas HALES.
Argent, on two bars gules, three roses of the field, barbed vert, seeded or, two and one--ORLEBAR, Bedford.
De gueules, a trois coqs d'argent, becqués, crêtes, barbés, et membrés d'or--SANDELIN, Artois.