Demi, or Demy, i.e. fr. for half: when applied to an animal, its upper or fore half is always intended; when any thing inanimate, generally the dexter half per pale.
Demi-fleur-de-lis. The fleur-de-lis may be divided either per pale or per fesse; the former is usually intended.
Argent, on a fesse gules between three demi-hinds couped azure as many bezants--HEYNES.
Argent(another or), a demi-lion rampant gules--DENNETT; MALLORY.