A pair of conjoined wings
A vol is a once-obscure heraldic symbol consisting of a pair of outstretched, usually plumed bird's wings, which are connected together at their shoulders without having any bird's body in the middle. All derivatives of this symbol in the twentieth century ultimately derive from its use by the French Armée de l'Air, one of the first Air forces in the world. A vol was selected for its cap badge, instead of the eagle which was selected by many of the world's other air forces. The reason why the French Air Force chose to differ is that the eagle in France is associated with the Napoleonic empire.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vol, n. (her.) two wings displayed and conjoined in base. [Fr.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'vol' in Nouns Frequency: #2282
The numerical value of vol in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of vol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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