bachelor-at-arms
bachelor-at-arms achelor-at-arms n. a knight of the lowest order; he was permitted to display only a pennon.

Syn: knight bachelor, bachelor [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bachelor-at-arms — noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon • Syn: ↑knight bachelor, ↑bachelor • Hypernyms: ↑knight * * * /bach euh leuhr euht ahrmz , bach leuhr /, n., pl. bachelors at arms. bachelor (def. 4) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bachelor-at-arms — /bach euh leuhr euht ahrmz , bach leuhr /, n., pl. bachelors at arms. bachelor (def. 4). * * * …   Universalium

  • bachelor-at-arms — /ˌbætʃələr ət ˈamz/ (say .bachuhluhr uht ahmz) noun (plural bachelors at arms) → bachelor (def. 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Man-at-arms — This article is about the medieval term for a soldier. For the Masters of the Universe character, see Man At Arms. Men at arms in battle, 15th century illustration. Man at arms (also called armsman or coistrel) was a term used from the High… …   Wikipedia

  • bach|e|lor-at-arms — «BACH uh luhr uht AHRMZ, BACH luhr », noun, plural bach|e|lors at arms. a young knight; bachelor …   Useful english dictionary

  • bachelor — [bach′ə lər, bach′lər] n. [ME bacheler < OFr bachelier < ML baccalaris: see BACCALAUREATE] 1. in the feudal system, a young knight and landholder who served under another s banner: also bachelor at arms 2. a man who has not married 3. a… …   English World dictionary

  • bachelor — bachelorlike, adj. bachelorly, adj. /bach euh leuhr, bach leuhr/, n. 1. an unmarried man. 2. a person who has been awarded a bachelor s degree. 3. a fur seal, esp. a young male, kept from the breeding grounds by the older males. 4. Also called… …   Universalium

  • Bachelor — This notable and long established surname is of Old French origin, and is a status name for a young knight or novice at arms, deriving from the Old French bacheler , from the medieval Latin baccalarius . The name was introduced into England by… …   Surnames reference

  • knight bachelor — noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon • Syn: ↑bachelor at arms, ↑bachelor • Hypernyms: ↑knight …   Useful english dictionary

  • Colin Cole (officer of arms) — This article is about an English officer of arms. For the Canadian football player, see Colin Cole (football player). Sir Alexander Colin Cole, KCB, KCVO (16 May 1922 – 20 February 2001) was a long serving officer of arms at the College of Arms… …   Wikipedia

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