- of, relating to, or characteristic of heralds or heraldry: heraldic form; heraldic images; heraldic history; a heraldic device.
Origin of heraldic
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Examples from the Web for heraldic
Mr. Nichols takes exception to Favine as an heraldic authority.
The third class, the heraldic bards, was the most influential of all.A Popular History of the Art of Music</p>
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Heraldic compositions, and the Figures and Devices which form them.
Blazonry—the representation of any heraldic Figure, Device, or Composition.
Having seeds or seed-vessels, as in the centre of an heraldic rose.
- of or relating to heraldry
- of or relating to heralds
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Word Origin and History for heraldic
1772, on model of French héraldique (15c.), from Medieval Latin heraldus (see herald).
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