blazonry

زخرفة

noun

  1. Heraldry The art of properly and accurately describing or representing armorial bearings.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  2. Heraldry A coat of arms.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  3. An ostentatious display.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Visuals for blazonry

Examples

  • Philippe, son of France, take your place on that bed; Philippe, sole king of France, resume the blazonry which is yours!

    The Vicomte de Bragelonne Or Ten Years Later being the completion of "The Three Musketeers" And "Twenty Years After"

  • The blazonry of the huge escutcheon met and returned the rays with as brilliant a reflection as that lugubrious object was capable of, and the whole apartment looked with

    Castle Dangerous

  • Have not these the raven and rook, the fox and the fulmart, explained; either because the nature of the birds or beasts bear an individual resemblance to those of the knights who display them on their banners, or otherwise are bodied forth by actual blazonry on their shields, and come openly into the field to ravage and destroy?

    Castle Dangerous

  • “I understand one sort of blazonry as well as another,” answered Rouge Sanglier boldly, “but it may be we have not the same terms in Germany which you have here in Flanders.”

    Quentin Durward

  • He had destroyed the remnants of the old peel-house, substituting the modern mansion in its place; and while he reserved the hearth of his ancestors, in memory of their hospitality, as also the, pious motto which they had chanced to assume, he failed not to obliterate the worldly and military emblems displayed upon the shield and helmet, together with all their blazonry.

    Redgauntlet

Related Words For blazonry

hypernym

heraldry

cross-reference

arms

depiction

display

variant

blazon

hyponym

quartering

synonym

blazoning

emblazonry

blazonment

same-context

realky

music

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