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[em-bley-zuh n-muh nt]
  1. the act of emblazoning.
  2. something that is emblazoned.
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Origin of emblazonment

First recorded in 1790–1800; emblazon + -ment
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Throughout the medival ages, the word devise formed the generic term for every species of emblazonment.

    Notes and Queries, Number 166, January 1, 1853


  • Each quarter of the city had an emperor, lords, and dignitaries, each of whom carried his banner or emblazonment.

  • And shall I count it unworthy to pass these few in-door hours of rain in the emblazonment of their titles?

  • Seest thou how the twin plumes straighten on his crest, and his father's own emblazonment already marks him for upper air?

  • He was by this time ashamed of the emblazonment of his poetic effort upon the cliff.

    The Mermaid

    Lily Dougall