Definition of Blazonry

1. Noun. The official symbols of a family, state, etc..

Exact synonyms: Arms, Blazon, Coat Of Arms
Terms within: Crest
Generic synonyms: Heraldry
Specialized synonyms: Quartering
Category relationships: Heraldry
Derivative terms: Blazon, Blazon



Definition of Blazonry

1. n. Same as Blazon, 3.

Definition of Blazonry

1. Noun. Blazon ¹

2. Noun. A coat of arms; an armorial bearing or bearings. ¹

3. Noun. An artistic representation or display. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blazonry

1. a great display [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blazonry

blazers
blazes
blazing star
blazingly
blazon
blazon out
blazoned
blazoner
blazoners
blazoning
blazonings
blazonment
blazonments
blazonries
blazonry (current term)
blazons
bldg
bldg.
bldgs
blea
bleaberries
bleaberry
bleach
bleach liquor
bleach out
bleachability
bleachable
bleached
bleached wax

Literary usage of Blazonry

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1. A View of Society in Europe in Its Progress from Rudeness to Refinement; Or by Gilbert Stuart (1792)
"TThe origin of Knight- hood and the 'Judicial Combat, of ^Tournaments and blazonry. ... blazonry ..."

2. Arts, Antiquities, and Chronology of Ancient Egypt: From Observations in 1839 by George Henry Wathen (1843)
"Is it then impossible that our heraldic system is an offshoot of the ancient hieroglyphic blazonry of names and banners, adapted to European customs and ..."

3. English Verse by Richard Henry Stoddard, William James Linton (1883)
"... rapture's heaven : the That I can not call (Like God) by real name : and what is this But Music, next the Highest, the highest bliss ? LOVE'S blazonry. ..."

4. Heraldry in History, Poetry, and Romance by Ellen J. Millington (1858)
"A CERTAIN old writer, in giving rules for correct blazonry, commences with an observation too valuable to be omitted, and which may indeed be remembered ..."

5. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"The shields of ancient warriors, and devices upon coins or seals, bear no distant resemblance to modern blazonry. But the general introduction of such ..."

6. A View of Society in Europe in Its Progress from Rudeness to Refinement; Or by Gilbert Stuart (1792)
"TThe origin of Knight- hood and the 'Judicial Combat, of ^Tournaments and blazonry. ... blazonry ..."

7. Arts, Antiquities, and Chronology of Ancient Egypt: From Observations in 1839 by George Henry Wathen (1843)
"Is it then impossible that our heraldic system is an offshoot of the ancient hieroglyphic blazonry of names and banners, adapted to European customs and ..."

8. English Verse by Richard Henry Stoddard, William James Linton (1883)
"... rapture's heaven : the That I can not call (Like God) by real name : and what is this But Music, next the Highest, the highest bliss ? LOVE'S blazonry. ..."

9. Heraldry in History, Poetry, and Romance by Ellen J. Millington (1858)
"A CERTAIN old writer, in giving rules for correct blazonry, commences with an observation too valuable to be omitted, and which may indeed be remembered ..."

10. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"The shields of ancient warriors, and devices upon coins or seals, bear no distant resemblance to modern blazonry. But the general introduction of such ..."

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