officer of arms

noun
  1. an officer with the duties of a herald, especially one charged with the devising, granting, or confirming of armorial bearings.

Origin of officer of arms

First recorded in 1490–1500
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British Dictionary definitions for officer of arms

officer of arms

noun
  1. heraldry a pursuivant or herald
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