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blazonry

[ bley-zuh n-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.

RELATED WORDS

insignia, emblem, shield, coat, ensign, escutcheon, signet, heraldry, emblazonry

Nearby words

blazes, blazing, blazing star, blazingly, blazon, blazonry, bldg, bldg., bldg.e., bldr., bleach

Origin of blazonry

First recorded in 1615–25; blazon + -ry
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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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