blazonry

[bley-zuh n-ree]

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.

Nearby words

  1. blazes,
  2. blazing,
  3. blazing star,
  4. blazingly,
  5. blazon,
  6. bldg,
  7. bldg.,
  8. bldg.e.,
  9. bldr.,
  10. bleach

Origin of blazonry

First recorded in 1615–25; blazon + -ry

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British Dictionary definitions for blazonry

blazonry

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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