A stripe or band, as on a garment.
One of the greater ordinaries, being a broad perpendicular stripe in an escutcheon, equally distant from the two edges, and occupying one third of it.
In heraldry, a charge in the form of a broad vertical band in the center of the shield.
A vertical band down the centre of a FIELD. ( See also IN PALE and PER PALE ).
A broad vertical band in the centre of a shield
a Vertical central bar up the centre of a shield
A vertical panel occupying the central third of a flag.
a vertical charge starting from the top of the shield, ending at the bottom, and wide as a third of the shield's width
one of the ordinaries, a vertical band down the middle of the shield.
A vertical stripe down the center of the shield. A pale is one of the ordinaries. The diminutive of a pale is a pallet, which is a thinner stripe. A shield can be divided per-pale, in which case, the left and right sides are different colors.
A vertical band on the field of a flag with its centreline along the vertical meridian. The pale is confined to the centre of the field and is about one third of the width of the field. The term, perhaps unfairly, is not much used in vexillology (see also ' stripe', ‘ triband' and ‘ tricolour'.
A pale is a term used in heraldic blazon and vexillology to describe a charge on a coat of arms (or flag), that takes the form of a band running vertically down the center of the shield. Writers broadly agree that the width of the pale ranges from about one-fifth to about one-third of the width of the shield. But this width is not fixed.