Lymphad, or Galley: an ancient ship with one mast, not unfrequent in the heraldry of Scotland. The accompanying figure is copied from a Scottish MS., circ. 1580, in which it is given(sable, in a field or) as quartered by the Earl of Argyll. It is the feudal ensign of the lordship of LORNE; but it is usually drawn in a different form, and in a field argent. See also under Ship.
Or, an eagle displayed gules surmounted by a lymphad sable; in the dexter chief a right hand couped gules--MACDONALD.
Argent, on a fesse sable three cinquefoils of the first on a canton azure a lymphad within a tressure flory counterflory or--BOSWELL, Auchinleck, co. Ayr, baronetcy; [descended from Thomas Boswell, who fell at Flodden]--BOSWELL, Crawley Grange, co. Bucks.
Vert, a lymphad, her oars in action, sails furled argent, flag gules--MICKINDER, or M'KINDER, England.
Argent, a stag passant gules, on a canton azure a galley or--PARKER.