[ahr-mawr-ee-uh l, -mohr-]
- of or relating to heraldry or heraldic bearings.
- bearing a coat or coats of arms: a set of armorial china.
- a book containing heraldic bearings and devices.
Origin of armorial
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Examples from the Web for armorial
The eagle was probably the armorial badge of the hero of this stanza.Y Gododin
The armorial bearing of the family commemorates deeds of heroic enterprise five hundred years ago.
It is often charged with armorial insignia, and thus is a true coat of arms.
An armorial lance flag, pointed or swallow-tailed at the fly.
All of the figures and the horse are decorated with armorial bearings.The Heritage of Dress
Wilfred Mark Webb
- of or relating to heraldry or heraldic arms
- a book of coats of arms
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Word Origin and History for armorial
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