Fitché(fr. fiché), fitchy, or fitched, are terms signifying pointed at the lower end, they are chiefly applied to crosses, or crosslets. See Cross, §19, where several examples will be found. Crosses may be simply fitchée, that is, from the middle downwards, or only fitchée at the foot. Crosses fitchée of all four are mentioned by theoretical writers, but it is doubtful if examples occur. The pale has sometimes the tower terminated pointed.
Argent, a pale pointed in base gules between two cinquefoils of the second--ARCHDALL, Ireland.
The terms double fitched and treble fitched have been awkwardly applied by heraldic writers to crosses, the ends of which terminate as shewn in the margin. See Cross, §19.