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blazonry

[ bley-zuhn-ree ]
/ ˈbleɪ zən ri /
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noun

brilliant decoration or display: The wedding had all the blazonry of a coronation.
Heraldry.
  1. the act or technique of describing coats of arms.
  2. a coat, or coats, of arms.

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Origin of blazonry

First recorded in 1615–25; blazon + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for blazonry

blazonry
/ (ˈbleɪzənrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

the art or process of describing heraldic arms in proper form
heraldic arms collectively
colourful or ostentatious display
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