Star: for the conventional heraldic form of star see Estoile. In some late example of arms, however, the polar stars are represented. See also under Telescope and Neptune. A comet, q.v., is sometimes called a blazing star.
Sable, a fesse wavy between the two polar-stars argent--Sir Francis DRAKE(the first English circumnavigator).
Azure, on a rock proper an eagle rising or, between in chief the arctic and in base antarctic polar stars; on a canton of the third a wreath of laurel vert fructed of the second--SOMERSET, London; granted 1771.
Azure, a mast of a vessel issuant from the base, thereon a sail hoisted and pendent flying proper between two estoiles in fesse or, representing the arctic and antarctic polar stars--ENDERBY, London; granted Aug. 12, 1778.
Azure, the sun and full moon in chief, and the seven stars in orbicular form(?) in base, all or--DE FONTIBUS, Bp. of Ely, 1220-25.