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Gules two Grobbers Argent handeled Or in saltire between two Mullets of five
of the second.
The flag of Rüti bei Büren is canting, the two items being Reuthauen.
I've found the word Haue as being a grubber (in French hoyau) but I have no idea what Reut means.
Pascal Gross, 11 January 2002
Reuten = a verb denoting clearing the ground of something, to prepare for cultivation or: lifting
potatoes. This looks like two axes, used for getting tree-roots out. Grubber is possibly the correct word, or grubbing-axe or grubbing-hoe.
Jarig Bakker, 11 January 2002
[Jarig Bakker is correct. "Reuten" meant pulling out something with the roots. Seemingly the words "reuten" and the English "root" have the same – roots.]