A V-shaped pattern, stripe, or mark, often used as an ornament or symbol in heraldry, architecture, and other decorative arts.
From french chevron, from old french chevron, from latin caprio, caprion-, wild goat, from caper, capr- (goat).
- The door had a chevron pattern carved into it.
- The soldier's uniform featured a chevron on the sleeves as a rank indicator.
- The dress had a chevron pattern that ran down the front.
- The wall was painted with a large chevron pattern.
- The chevron is a very common symbol in heraldry and is used to represent a variety of things.