Dovetailed: a line of partition of recent origin, derived from the form well known is carpentry. Edmondson says that it was first introduced into English heraldry in 1720. Some writers have used the term lambeauxed, lambeau being the old French for the label, q.v.
Quarterly per pale dovetailed, gules and or--BROMLEY, Horse-heath, Cambridgeshire.
Per bend sinister dovetailed or and azure, a lion rampant double queued ermine--STUCKEY.
Per chevron dovetailed or and vert; three lions rampant counterchanged--RIPLEY, Westminster, granted 1742.
Argent, a pelican in piety wings expanded proper; a chief dovetailed gules--VOGUALL, London.