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Chénens commune (Fribourg/Freiburg canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Chénens] image by Pascal Gross

Gules a Mastiff Argent passant gorged Or.

Željko Heimer, 25 November 2000

I suspect some canting in this doggy flag. In French, a dog is a "chien" and a kennel a "chenil" (from Latin "canis").

Ivan Sache, 23 November 2000

Possible but uncertain. These arms come from an old family of Chenens which disappeared in the 15th century.

Pascal Gross, 24 November 2000